Relief Claim

The Relief Claim is a mine located in Blaine county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,600 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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: Relief Claim  

State:  Idaho

County:  Blaine

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

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 43.4647, -114.29310

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Relief Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Relief Claim


Commodity

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


Location

State: Idaho
County: Blaine
District: Mineral Hill District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Idaho Consolidated Mines Devel. Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Sawtooth Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ORE AT 500 LEVEL AVE $8-9/TON IN AU, AG, PB, ZN


Materials

Ore: Galena
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Reserve-Resource): 40000 TONS RUN 2.2% PB, 6 OZ AG/TON, 11.5% ZN; 100000 TONS RUN 2.0% PB, 6 OZ AG/TON, .03 OZ AU/TON, MINOR ZN.

Comment (Location): ADJOINS MINNIE MOORE TO NW

Comment (Development): HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT, NEW MILLING PLANT WITH CAPACITY OF 250 TONS DAILY CONSTRUCTED IN 1908

Comment (Deposit): 2 VEINS, 1 AT 600 FT. LEVEL IS SAME VEIN AS IN MINNIE MOORE MINE, OTHER VEIN IN CONTACT WITH DIORITE AT 500 FT. LEVEL

Comment (Workings): INCLINED SHAFT


References

Reference (Deposit): BELL, R. N., 1907, EIGHTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINING INDUSTRY OF IDAHO FOR THE YEAR 1906.

Reference (Deposit): BELL, R. N., 1908, NINTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINING INDUSTRY OF IDAHO FOR THE YEAR 1907.

Reference (Deposit): 1907 COMPILE STATE MINE INSPECTOR'S ANN. REPT., 1906

Reference (Deposit): 1908 COMPILE STATE MINE INSPECTOR'S ANN. REPT., 1907


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