Dennett Creek Prospect

The Dennett Creek Prospect is a copper mine located in Washington county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,249 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: Dennett Creek Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Washington

Elevation: 5,249 Feet (1,600 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 44.5683, -117.04330

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Dennett Creek Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Dennett Creek Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Washington
District: Mineral 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.


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Physiographic Detail: Sturgill Peak Area


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Tourmaline


Comments

Comment (Deposit): VEINS ARE CLOSELY SPACED, CONSIDERABLY FAULTED, AND IN PLACES ARE CUT BY DIABASE DIKES

Comment (Workings): A NUMBER OF CUTS AND SHORT ADITS

Comment (Location): IT ADJOINS THE TATE GROUP ON THE EAST.


References

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1952, RECONNAISSANCE GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE MINERAL DISTRICT, WASHINGTON COUNTY, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 95, 26 P

Reference (Deposit): 1952 RECON IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 95, 26 P


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