Silver Brick Mine

The Silver Brick Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Custer county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,201 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: Silver Brick Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Custer

Elevation: 7,201 Feet (2,195 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 44.4119, -114.32280

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Silver Brick Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver Brick Mine
Secondary: One of Mcgregor Group


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Idaho
County: Custer
District: Bayhorse 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

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


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

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Salmon River Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Workings): 2 TUNNELS, 100 FT. APART VERTICALLY


References

Reference (Deposit): UMPLEBY, J. B., 1913, SOME ORE DEPOSITS OF NORTHWESTERN CUSTER COUNTY, IDAHO: USGS BULL. 539, 104 P.

Reference (Deposit): ROSS, C. P., 1937, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE BAYHORSE REGION, CUSTER COUNTY, IDAHO: USGS BULL. 877, 161 P.

Reference (Deposit): 1913 GEOLMAP UMPLEBY, J. B., BULL. 539

Reference (Deposit): 1937 GEOLMAP ROSS, C. P., BULL. 877

Reference (Production): ROSS, C. P., 1937, USGS BULL. 877.


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