Bonner Vein

The Bonner Vein is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,901 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: Bonner Vein  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 3,901 Feet (1,189 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.30833, -116.31667

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Bonner Vein MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bonner Vein


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Lead
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: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Kendall, H. E.


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

Form: PINCH AND SWELL , IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: On Broad W. Limb Of Syncline Which Has Axis In Montana.

Type: L
Description: Considerable Shattering And Faulting From Nearby Granodiorite Intrusion; Several Porphyry Dikes & Lamprophyres


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericite, Chlorite, Biotite


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

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: Galena
Ore: Gold
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Pyrrhotite
Gangue: Orthoclase
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): TRESTLE CREEK EMPTIES INTO PEND OREILLE LAKE ANDERSON GIVES LOCATION AS SEC. 10.

Comment (Development): 1 PATENTED, 10 UNPATENTED CLAIMS

Comment (Workings): 3 DRIFTS


References

Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE, C. N., 1967, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF BONNER COUNTY: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY COUNTY REPORT 6, 131 P.

Reference (Deposit): 1930 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. BULL. 12

Reference (Deposit): DIREXPL

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

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1930, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE CLARK FORK DISTRICT, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULL. 12, 132 P.


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