Jane Mine

The Jane Mine is a lead 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: Jane Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boundary

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

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 48.6822, -116.17750

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Jane Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Jane Mine
Secondary: Two Tail
Secondary: Western Bell
Secondary: Idaho Montana
Secondary: Two Tails
Secondary: Jane Silver-Lead


Primary: Lead
Secondary: Silver


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


Type: Located Claim


Type: Surface/Underground


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Type: L
Description: Brecciation, Heavy Gouge


Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Anglesite, Cerussite (Oxidation), Fe - Stained


Name: Gabbro
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

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

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

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

Analytical Data

Analytical Data: PB ISOTOPES: PB206/PB204 = 16.318 PB207/PB204 = 15.397 PB208/PB204 = 35.985
Analytical Data: 4 ASSAYS: 12.7 TO 23.8% PB 3.0 TO 6.4 OZ/TON AG


Ore: Anglesite


Comment (Development): 10 Unpatented Claims

Comment (Deposit): Vein Dips Gently To 61 Deg Sw

Comment (Workings): Diamond Drilling In 1948 , Mill


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 Bulletin, No. 10, 78 P.

Reference (Deposit): Zartman, R. E., And Stacey, J. S., 1971, Lead Isotopes And Mineralization Ages In Belt Supergroup Rocks, Northwestern Montana And Northern Idaho: Econ. Geol., V. 66, P. 849 - 860

Reference (Deposit): Kiilsgaard, Thor, 1949, Ida Bur Mines & Geol P #85 Fig #1.

Reference (Deposit): Soper, E. K., 1918 , Mining Districts Of Northern Idaho: Mining And Scientific Press, V. 116 , P. 121 - 126

Reference (Deposit): 1926 Geolmap Idaho Bureau Of Mines & Geol. Bulletin 10

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