Antelope Prospect

The Antelope Prospect is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,100 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: Antelope Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 3,100 Feet (945 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.1422, -116.14220

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Antelope Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Antelope Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Clark Fork 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: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Whitedelf Mining And Development Co.


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: Cabinet Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Mineralized Low Angle Thrusts Of Little Displacement, Gouge


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Some Fe And Mn Oxides , Oxidation, Silicification


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Siderite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Workings): NUMBER OF OPEN CUTS AND TRENCHES AND A 15 FT TUNNEL.

Comment (Location): ON LONG SPUR THAT EXTENDS E FROM TOWN OF CLARK FORK TO ANTELOPE MOUNTAIN; CLAIMS ALONG CREST AND UPPER N SLOPE OF THE SPUR.

Comment (Development): 3 CLAIMS

Comment (Deposit): STRIPED PEAK STRIKES N 6 DEG E AND DIPS 20 DEG E AT MOST WESTERLY OF CUTS ON LOWER ZONE. COUNTRY ROCK OF UPPER MINERALIZED ZONE STRIKES N 7 DEG W AND DIPS 17 DEG E.


References

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

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

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 - B


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