Regal Group

The Regal Group is a copper, gold, lead, silver, and zinc mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,999 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.

Mine Info

Name: Regal Group  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 3,999 Feet (1,219 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver, Zinc

Lat, Long: 48.2042, -116.11280

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Regal Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Regal Group


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold
Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Primary: Zinc


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Clark Fork 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: Kaniksu National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Grand Silver Mines, Inc.


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: TABULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: On Broad W. Limb Of Large Syncline With Axis In Montana

Type: L
Description: Vein Follows Fault, Larger Sulfide Seams Are On Footwall Side.


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Lamprophyre
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAY: 21 OZ AG/TON
Analytical Data: 1.6% CU
Analytical Data: ANOTHER ASSAY SHOWED 38.3 % PB, 2.4 % ZN, 14.3 OZ AG/TON, TRACE AU
Analytical Data: 40% PB


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Pyrrhotite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THERE ARE AT LEAST 6 BEDDED VEINS WITH ABOVE STRIKE AND DIP, THEY ARE EXPOSED OVER A VERTICAL DISTANCE OF SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET; 1 FISSURE VEIN TRENDS N 45 DEG W AND DIPS 50 DEG SW

Comment (Workings): 2 SHORT DRIFTS

Comment (Geology): PRICHARD FORMATION TRENDS N 35 DEG E, DIPS 17 DEG SE

Comment (Location): W. SLOPE OF GOAT MTN. (SCOTCHMAN PEAK)


References

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.

Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE, C. N., 1967, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF BONNER CO.: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY CO. REPT. 6, 131 P.

Reference (Deposit): SANDPOINT NEWS BULL., DEC. 18, 1968.

Reference (Deposit): STARMONT, L., 1929 , CLARK FORK AND LAKE PEND OREILLE: MINING TRUTH, V. 14 , NO. 8 , P. 7 - 9 , 16

Reference (Deposit): 1927 DIREXPL REGAL MINING COMPANY

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

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


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