Morning Star Prospect

The Morning Star Prospect is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,301 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: Morning Star Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 3,301 Feet (1,006 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.24583, -116.27083

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Morning Star Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Morning Star Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Clark Fork District


Land Status

Land ownership: State
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: F. S. Hayes


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

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): 1200 FT. ABOVE LAKE PEND OREILLE

Comment (Development): 360 ACRES

Comment (Workings): 700 FT. DRIFTS


References

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

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


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