Bell Marsh Queen Mine

The Bell Marsh Queen Mine is a copper and silver mine located in Bannock county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,600 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: Bell Marsh Queen Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bannock

Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Silver

Lat, Long: 42.6906, -112.29560

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Bell Marsh Queen Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bell Marsh Queen Mine


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bannock
District: Fort Hall 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: Caribou National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Mr. Fred Neeser, Mc Cammon, Id.

Owner Name: Ms. Bigalow


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

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 7 TON SHIPMENT OF OXIDE ORE RAN 7.1% COPPER AND 1 - 2 OZ SILVER


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chalcocite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Workings): 2 SHORT ADITS 75 FT LONG AND 17 FT LONG. BOTH WERE DRIVEN IN THE EARLY DAYS INTO THE HANGING WALL OF THE SHEAR ZONE.

Comment (Development): 1 PATENTED AND 7 UNPATENTED MINING CLAIMS


References

Reference (Deposit): GREEN, W. R., 1967, IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY OPEN - FILE REPORT, 1 P

Reference (Deposit): 1967 RECON ID. BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. OPEN - FILE REPT

Reference (Production): GREEN, W. R., 1967, IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY OPEN FILE REPORT.


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