Lucky Tuesday Prospect

The Lucky Tuesday Prospect is a tungsten mine located in Kootenai county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,402 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: Lucky Tuesday Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Kootenai

Elevation: 2,402 Feet (732 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 47.6044, -116.67250

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Lucky Tuesday Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lucky Tuesday Prospect
Secondary: Magnum Tin Corporation


Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Tin
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Nickel
Tertiary: Zinc


State: Idaho
County: Kootenai
District: Wolf Lodge 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: Coeur d'Alene National Forest


Type: Located Claim


Type: Surface/Underground


Owner Name: James R. Strohm, Magnum Tin Corp.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Coeur D'Alene Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Alteration Type: L
Alteration: Silicification
Alteration Text: Silicified


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

Analytical Data

Analytical Data: EST. BEST EXPOSURE TO RUN .5 % WO3


Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Antimony
Ore: Bismuth
Gangue: Quartz


Comment (Development): 4 Unpatented Claims. Mill.

Comment (Location): Approximate Location

Comment (Workings): In 1966 , 1 Tunnel With 3 Crosscuts 6 To 80 Ft Long.

Comment (Deposit): Prospect On Strike Of Structure Through Elk Property.


Reference (Deposit): Powers, Harold A., 1956 , Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Open - File Report, 2 P.

Reference (Deposit): Hansen, O. T., 1966 , 66 Th Annual Report Of The Mining Industry Of Idaho For 1966 , State Mine Inspector, Boise, P. 84

Reference (Deposit): Hobbs, S. W., 1964 , Tungsten, In Mineral And Water Resources Of Idaho: Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Spec. Rept. 1 , P. 223 - 233

Reference (Deposit): Fryklund, V.C. & Hutchinson, M.W., 1954, Economic Geology, V 49, No 7, Pp 75

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