Edna May Prospect

The Edna May Prospect is a mine located in Washington county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,499 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: Edna May Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Washington

Elevation: 6,499 Feet (1,981 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 44.8072, -116.76280

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Edna May Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Edna May Prospect
Secondary: Snowslide Prospect
Secondary: Mundee Mines?
Secondary: Edna-May


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Idaho
County: Washington
District: Cuddy Mountain 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: Payette National Forest


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Mundee Mines


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: 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: Cuddy Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Ne - Trending Anticline


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Feldspar
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Workings): WORK CONSISTS OF ONE 80 FOOT ADIT AND ONE 420 FOOT ADIT WITH 2 LATERAL DRIFTS. ONE LATERAL IS 60 FEET N., THE OTHER IS 95 FEET S.

Comment (Location): AT HEAD OF NO BUSINESS CANYON.

Comment (Development): A ROAD HAS BEEN BULLDOZED INTO THE AREA FROM TOP OF CUDDY MOUNTAIN.


References

Reference (Deposit): COOK, E.F., 1954, MINING GEOLOGY OF THE SEVEN DEVILS REGION: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 97, 22 P.

Reference (Deposit): WESTERN MINING NEWS, MAR. 18 , 1977 , P. 10 - 11 .

Reference (Deposit): 1954 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL., PAMPHLET 9


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