Kate Fry Claim Group Prospect

The Kate Fry Claim Group Prospect is a mine located in Boundary county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,701 feet.

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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: Kate Fry Claim Group Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boundary

Elevation: 3,701 Feet (1,128 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.6181, -116.06670

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Kate Fry Claim Group Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Kate Fry Claim Group Prospect
Secondary: Wedge, Puritan
Secondary: Includes Eureka?


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boundary
District: Moyie - Yaak District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Administrative Organization: Kaniksu National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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: Purcell Range - Cabinet Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): EUREKA VEIN PARALLELS SILL CONTACT AND DIPS TOWARDS IT

Comment (Workings): EUREKA EXPLORED BY 3 SHORT TUNNELS

Comment (Deposit): SILL STRIKES N 25 DEG W, DIPS NE.

Comment (Location): ON BOULDER CREEK ABOUT 1 MI ABOVE STREAM MOUTH; EUREKA CLAIM OF SAME GROUP BUT ACROSS THE BOULDER RIVER AND TO THE N.

Comment (Development): KATE FRY AND WEDGE CLAIMS PATENTED IN 1894; PURITAN CLAIM UNPATENTED.


References

Reference (Deposit): KIRKHAM, VIRGIL R. D., AND ELLIS, ERNEST W., 1926, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF BOUNDARY COUNTY, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULL., NO. 10, 78 P.

Reference (Deposit): MILLER, D. A., 1973, GEOLOGY OF THE LEONIA KNOB AREA, BOUNDARY COUNTY, IDAHO: MOSCOW, IDAHO, UNIV. OF IDAHO, MS THESIS, 103P.

Reference (Deposit): 1926 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. BULL. 1


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