The Lucky Strike Group is a 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.
Elevation: 3,999 Feet (1,219 Meters)
Lat, Long: 48.1833, -116.12780
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Lucky Strike Group MRDS details
Primary: Lucky Strike Group
District: Clark Fork District
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
Owner Name: W. W. Webb
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
Description: On Gentle Limb (Dipping E) Of Large Syncline With Axis In Montana
Description: Series Of Minor Faults Distrubed Bedding
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Chlorite, Fe Oxides
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Deposit): 4 VEINS, AVE. STRIKE AND DIP OF 2 VEINS ABOVE
Comment (Workings): 2 DRIFTS
Comment (Location): S. SLOPE OF GOAT MOUNTAIN
Comment (Development): 8 CLAIMS
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 RESOURCES OF BONNER CO.: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY CO. REPT. 6, 131 P.
Reference (Deposit): 1930 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. BULL. 12
Reference (Deposit): DIREXPL LUCKY STRIKE MINING CO.
Reference (Deposit): 1967 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. CO. REPT. 6
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