Yellow Pine Mine

The Yellow Pine Mine is a mine located in Valley county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,601 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: Yellow Pine Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Valley

Elevation: 6,601 Feet (2,012 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 44.92722, -115.33472

Map: View on Google Maps

Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Yellow Pine Mine

Yellow Pine Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Yellow Pine Mine
Secondary: Hennessey Lode
Secondary: Hennessey Camp Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Antimony
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Valley
District: Yellow Pine District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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: Yellow Pine 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: Salmon River Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


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: ASSAYS $100/TON AU AND $20/TON AG


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Stibnite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Geology): SHEAR ZONE TRENDS N 45 DEG E


References

Reference (Deposit): CURRIER, L. W., 1935, A PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE EASTERN PART OF THE YELLOW PINE DISTRICT, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 43, 27 P.

Reference (Deposit): 1926 RECON SCHRADER, F. C., AND ROSS, C. P., BULL. 78

Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER, F. C., AND ROSS, C. P., 1926, ANTIMONY AND QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS IN THE YELLOW PINE DISTRICT, IDAHO: USGS BULL. 780, PP. 137 - 167.


Idaho Gold

Where to Find Gold in Idaho

"Where to Find Gold in Idaho" looks at the density of modern placer mining claims along with historical gold mining locations and mining district descriptions to determine areas of high gold discovery potential in Idaho. Read more at Where to Find Gold in Idaho.