The Silver Brick Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Custer county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,201 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.
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
Primary: Silver Brick Mine
Secondary: One of Mcgregor Group
District: Bayhorse District
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Salmon River Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian
Comment (Workings): 2 TUNNELS, 100 FT. APART VERTICALLY
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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