Easlie Group Mine

The Easlie Group Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Custer county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,949 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: Easlie Group Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Custer

Elevation: 7,949 Feet (2,423 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 43.90056, -113.68333

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Easlie Group Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Easlie Group Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Custer
District: Little Wood River 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: Challis National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


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: White Knob Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: POCKETS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Paleocene

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Paleocene

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Early Permian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Gangue: Wollastonite
Gangue: Actinolite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATION APPROXIMATE

Comment (Production): ONE CAR OF ORE PRODUCED IN 1909 RAN 30% PB AND 8-9 OZ/TON AG.


References

Reference (Deposit): UMPLEBY, J. B., 1917, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE MACKAY REGION, IDAHO: USGS PROF. PAPER 97, 129 P.

Reference (Deposit): NELSON, W. H., AND ROSS, C. P., 1968, GEOLOGY OF PART OF THE ALDER CREEK MINING DISTRICT, CUSTER COUNTY, IDAHO: USGS BULL. 1252-A, 30 P.

Reference (Deposit): 1917 GEOLMAP UMPLEBY, J. B., PROF. PAPER 97

Reference (Deposit): 1968 GEOLMAP NELSON, W. H. AND ROSS, C. P., BULL. 1252-A

Reference (Production): UMPLEBY, J. B., 1917, USGS PROF. PAPER 97


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