Hazel Pine Mine

The Hazel Pine Mine is a silver, lead, and gold mine located in Cassia county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,001 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: Hazel Pine Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Cassia

Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead, Gold

Lat, Long: 42.0817, -113.02920

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Hazel Pine Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hazel Pine Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Idaho
County: Cassia
District: Black Pine 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: Sawtooth National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR, CHIMNEY - LIKE MASSES


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidized


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Smithsonite
Ore: Calamine
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Workings): S. END VEIN PROSPECTED BY SERIES OF SHAFTS, TUNNELS, DRIFTS AND GLORY HOLES

Comment (Production): REPORTED THAT 14 CARS OF ORE HAVE BEEN SHIPPED. ORE WAS SAID TO CONTAIN GOLD, SILVER, AND LEAD.

Comment (Location): BASE OF BLACK PINE RANGE. 1 MI. S. OF MOUTH OF MINERAL GULCH.


References

Reference (Production): ANDERSON, A. L., 1931, ID. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL., BULL. 14

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1931 GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF EASTERN CASSIA COUNTY, ID.: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULL. 14, 169 P

Reference (Deposit): 1931 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOLOGY BULL. 1


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