The Bonner Vein is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,901 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 3,901 Feet (1,189 Meters)
Lat, Long: 48.30833, -116.31667
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Bonner Vein MRDS details
Primary: Bonner Vein
District: Clark Fork District
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.
Owner Name: Kendall, H. E.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Cabinet Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: PINCH AND SWELL , IRREGULAR
Description: On Broad W. Limb Of Syncline Which Has Axis In Montana.
Description: Considerable Shattering And Faulting From Nearby Granodiorite Intrusion; Several Porphyry Dikes & Lamprophyres
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericite, Chlorite, Biotite
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
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
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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