Cramer Lakes Prospects

The Cramer Lakes Prospects is a tin, tungsten, lead, zinc, molybdenum, bismuth, and silver mine located in Custer county, Idaho at an elevation of 9,301 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: Cramer Lakes Prospects  

State:  Idaho

County:  Custer

Elevation: 9,301 Feet (2,835 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tin, Tungsten, Lead, Zinc, Molybdenum, Bismuth, Silver

Lat, Long: 44.0356, -114.97580

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Cramer Lakes Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Cramer Lakes Prospects


Commodity

Primary: Tin
Primary: Tungsten
Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Molybdenum
Primary: Bismuth
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Custer
District: Stanley Area


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: Sawtooth National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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: Sawtooth Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: STREAKS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Fe, Mn - Stains, Clay


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: A 2ND HAD 3 PPM AG, 100 PPM PB, 440 PPM ZN, 50 PPM SN
Analytical Data: 3 CHIP SAMPLES: 1 ACROSS ALTERED ZONE HAD 1.5 PPM AG, 10 PPM BI, 50 PPM SN, 100 PPM MO
Analytical Data: A 3RD SAMPLE HAD 30 PPM AG ( 0.9 OZ/TON ), 300 PPM PB, 6600 PPM ZN, 150 PPM BI, 700 PPM SN, 1000 PPM W


Materials

Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): 1970 RECON T. H. KIILSGAARD AND OTHERS, BULL. 1319-

Reference (Deposit): Kiilsgaard, T. H., And Others, 1970, Mineral Resources Of The Sawtooth Primitive Area, Idaho: USGS Bulletin 1319-D, 174p.


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