The Homebuilder Property is a mine located in Kootenai county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,900 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: 2,900 Feet (884 Meters)
Lat, Long: 47.6986, -116.56080
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Homebuilder Property MRDS details
Primary: Homebuilder Property
District: Wolf Lodge District
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: Coeur d'Alene National Forest
Owner Name: Homebuilder Mining And Development Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Coeur D'Alene Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Broad Much - Faulted Anticlinal Uplift Of Wnw Trend
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Location): SHORT DISTANCE BELOW MOUTH OF PHANTOM CREEK
Comment (Geology): BEDS STRIKE N 20 DEG W, DIP 35 DEG NE
Comment (Commodity): ANNUAL STATE MINE INSPECTOR REPORTS INDICATE AG, AU SOUGHT.
Comment (Development): 46 UNPATENTED CLAIMS, MINE PLANT AND CAMP AT ONE TIME
Comment (Workings): WORK TERMINATED 1923 AFTER LARGE AMOUNT DIAMOND DRILLING DONE
Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1940 , GEOLOGY AND METALLIFEROUS DEPOSITS OF KOOTENAI COUNTY, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 53 , 67 P.
Reference (Deposit): THOMSON, P. A., AND OTHERS, 1925 , A PRELIMINARY STUDY OF CERTAIN REPORTED PLATINUM OCCURRENCES NEAR COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 6 , 14 P.
Reference (Deposit): 1925 RECON IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 6
Reference (Deposit): 1940 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 53
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