Lone Cabin Nos. 1-8 Claims

The Lone Cabin Nos. 1-8 Claims is a gold and silver mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,598 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: Lone Cabin Nos. 1-8 Claims   

State:  Idaho

County:  Elmore

Elevation: 7,598 Feet (2,316 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 43.9506, -115.20750

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Lone Cabin Nos. 1-8 Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lone Cabin Nos. 1-8 Claims
Secondary: Upper Grouse Creek Property
Secondary: Log Cabin


Commodity

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


Location

State: Idaho
County: Elmore
District: Black Warrior 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: Boise National Forest


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
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

Type: R
Description: Montezuma Fault

Type: L
Description: Gouge


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Fe-Stains, Oxidation


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SELECTED DUMP SAMPLES CONTAINED: 3.5 OZ AU/TON, 4.4 OZ AG/TON, OVER 2% PB, AND 0.15% ZN. OTHER SAMPLES ASSAYED: 0.11 - 0.79 OZ AU/TON, 0.3 - 0.9 OZ AG/TON. A 10 INCH SAMPLE ACROSS QUARTZ VEIN HAD: 0.8 OZ AU, 0.4 OZ AG/TON, TRACE PB AND ZN


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Clay
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): On S Side Of Grouse Cr.

Comment (Development): Econ.Com: Authors Recommend Further Exploration

Comment (Workings): Adits, Trenches, Pits


References

Reference (Deposit): Kiilsgaard, T. H., And Others, 1970, Mineral Resources Of The Sawtooth Primitive Area, Idaho: USGS Bulletin 1319-D, 174p.

Reference (Deposit): Benham, J.R., Avery, D.W. Mineral Investigation Of The Ten Mile West Rare II Area (No. W4-061) Boise And Elmore Counties, Idaho.

Reference (Deposit): V.E. Mitchell, Et. Al, Mines And Prospects Map Series, 1981, Hailey Quad

Reference (Deposit): 1970 Other T. H. Kiilsgaard And Others, Bulletin 1319-


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