Old Jackson Tunnel Prospect

The Old Jackson Tunnel Prospect is a mine located in Clearwater county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,619 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: Old Jackson Tunnel Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Clearwater

Elevation: 3,619 Feet (1,103 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 46.8064, -116.29190

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Old Jackson Tunnel Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Old Jackson Tunnel Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Idaho
County: Clearwater
District: Ruby Creek District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: 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: Clearwater Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Gouge Seam 2 Ft Thick.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitization, Silicification


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Siderite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Graphite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): VEIN NEAR FACE OF TUNNEL STRIKES N 75 DEG W, DIPS VERTICALLY

Comment (Location): ABOUT 1000 FT S OF THE RUBY CREEK SHAFT


References

Reference (Deposit): MILLER, J. B., 1936, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF PART OF THE RUBY CREEK DISTRICT, IDAHO: MOSCOW, IDAHO, UNIV. OF IDAHO, B.S. THESIS, 24 P


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