Consolidated War Dance and Jolly Sailor Mines

The Consolidated War Dance and Jolly Sailor Mines is a copper, lead, zinc, and silver mine located in Blaine county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,001 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: Consolidated War Dance and Jolly Sailor Mines  

State:  Idaho

County:  Blaine

Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Lead, Zinc, Silver

Lat, Long: 43.5656, -114.44640

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Consolidated War Dance and Jolly Sailor Mines MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Consolidated War Dance and Jolly Sailor Mines
Secondary: War Dance


Commodity

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


Location

State: Idaho
County: Blaine
District: Mineral Hill 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: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: James Burns And Assoc.

Owner Name: R. B. French


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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

Form: LENS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Development): 6 TUNNELS IN WAR DANCE; SHALLOW CUTS

Comment (Production): ITEMS 8-16 REFER TO THE WAR DANCE MINE. IT YIELDED LEAD-SILVER ORE, GROSS VALUE $126,018 IN THE 1880'S. ITEMS 1-3 REFER TO JOLLY SAILOR MINE

Comment (Workings): 6 TUNNELS IN WAR DANCE; SHALLOW CUTS; LENGTH OF UNDERGROUND WORKINGS TOTAL AT LEAST 10,000 FT


References

Reference (Deposit): UMPLEBY, J. B., AND OTHERS, 1930, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE WOOD RIVER REGION, IDAHO, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE MINNIE MOORE AND NEAR-BY MINES: USGS BULL. 814, P. 1-245.

Reference (Deposit): BELL, R. N., 1904, REPORT OF THE MINING DISTRICTS OF IDAHO FOR THE YEAR 1903.

Reference (Deposit): 1904 COMPILE STATE MINE INSPECTOR'S REPT. FOR 1903

Reference (Deposit): 1930 GEOLMAP J. B. UMPLEBY AND OTHERS, BULL. 814

Reference (Production): UMPLEBY, J. B., AND OTHERS, 1930, USGS BULL. 814


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