Carpie Prospect

The Carpie Prospect is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,201 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Carpie Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,201 Feet (671 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.0906, -116.07560

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Carpie Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Carpie Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Clark Fork District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: J. W. Powell; E. W. Carpenter


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Cabinet Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Type: L
Description: Many Faults Of Slight Displacement Disturb Local Bedding; Vein Is Well - Brecciated. Gouge


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Siliceous


Rocks

Name: Argillite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Gangue: Jasper
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Development): 4 CLAIMS

Comment (Deposit): VEIN MAY BE TRACED FOR MORE THAN A MILE TO ALLUVIUM COVERED FLAT S OF SUGAR LOAF MOUNTAIN

Comment (Workings): DRIFTS AT 5 LEVELS - RANGING FROM 20 TO 170 FT LONG DRIVEN FROM SHAFT 300 FT DEEP; 100 FT LEVEL = 40 FT LONG; 200 FT LEVEL IS 170 FT LONG, AND 300 FT LEVEL IS 147 FT LONG

Comment (Geology): SEDIMENTARY BEDS STRIKE N 20 DEG W, DIP 18 DEG NE


References

Reference (Deposit): 1930 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. BULL. 12

Reference (Deposit): 1967 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. CO. REPT. 6

Reference (Deposit): DIREXPL CARPIE MINING CO. - PLANT WITH HOIST AND COMPRESSOR

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1930, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE CLARK FORK DISTRICT, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULL., NO. 12, 132 P.

Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE, C. N., 1967, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF BONNER COUNTY: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY COUNTY REPORT, NO. 6, 131 P.


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