Idaho Lakeview Mine

The Idaho Lakeview Mine is a silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,399 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: Idaho Lakeview Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 3,399 Feet (1,036 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 47.9139, -116.47390

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Idaho Lakeview Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Idaho Lakeview Mine
Secondary: Vensuela
Secondary: Hewer
Secondary: Keep Cool


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Lakeview 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: Kaniksu National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Idaho Lakeview Consolidated Silver Mines

Owner Name: Sunshine Mining Co


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1888
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: Coeur D'Alene Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: RIBBON

Form: RIBBON

Form: RIBBON


Structure

Type: R
Description: Packsaddle Fault To The W, Cascade Fault To The E.

Type: L
Description: Fissure Vein 40 Ft Wide; Brecciation; Gouge


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Siliceous; Oxidation


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Proustite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Siderite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Development): 9 ? PATENTED, 17 UNPATENTED CLAIMS (1500 ACRES) 1200 FT DIAMOND DRILLING. C M AND S CO. OF CANADA PUT DOWN 1400 FT. SHAFT IN 1929

Comment (Location): IN CHLORIDE GULCH; ON E SIDE OF PEND OREILLE LAKE

Comment (Workings): 14 DRIFTS AND CROSSCUTS, 100 - TON FLOTATION MILL HEWER - QUICKSTEP - GLORIA PROBABLY ON SAME SHEAR ZONE. COMINCO PUT DOWN 1400 FT SHAFT ON PROPERTY.

Comment (Deposit): STRATA STRIKE N TO NE, DIP E


References

Reference (Deposit): 1929 DIREXPL CONSOLIDATED MIN. & SMELT. CO.

Reference (Deposit): 1967 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. CO. REPT. 6

Reference (Deposit): 1967 GEOLMAP SUNSHINE MIN. CO.

Reference (Deposit): 1969 DIREXPL CHILCO CR. MIN. CO. { 1974 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. PAMPHLET 156

Reference (Production): KUN, P., 1974 , IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 156 , 47 P.

Reference (Deposit): SAMPSON, E., 1928 , GEOLOGY AND SILVER ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PEND OREILLE DISTRICT, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 31 , 25 P.

Reference (Deposit): KUN, P., 1974 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE LAKEVIEW MINING DISTRICT, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 156 , 47 P.

Reference (Deposit): SPOKANE CHRONICLE, FEB. 6 , 1969 ; OCT. 6 , 1967 ; JULY 12 , 1967

Reference (Deposit): 1928 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. PAMPHLET 31

Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE, C. N., 1967 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF BONNER COUNTY: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY COUNTY REPT. 6 , 131 P.


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