Miller Mine

The Miller Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,500 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: Miller Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,500 Feet (762 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 48.1611, -116.19360

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Miller Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Miller Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Antimony
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Clark Fork District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1927
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: STRINGERS

Form: STRINGERS


Structure

Type: L
Description: Gouge


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Hydrothermal


Rocks

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

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Siderite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): FAULT IN UPPER TUNNEL STRIKES N 30 - 50 DEG E AND IN LOWER TUNNEL STRIKES N 50 - 55 DEG E. FAULT ZONE 6 FT WIDE. LESS EVIDENCE MINERALIZATION IN LOWER TUNNEL

Comment (Workings): 2 OPEN CUTS; 2 TUNNELS

Comment (Geology): WALLACE BEDS STRIKE N 30 DEG W, DIP 30 DEG NE

Comment (Location): ON LOWER SW SLOPE OF HOWE MOUNTAIN, 400 FT. E OF JAMES E. WHITE PORTAL (WHITEDELF)


References

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1947, LEAD - SILVER DEPOSITS OF THE CLARK FORK DISTRICT, BONNER COUNTY, IDAHO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL. 944 - B, 117 P

Reference (Deposit): 1947 OTHER A. L. ANDERSON, BULL. 944 -


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