Coeur d'Alene Mountain Prospect

The Coeur d'Alene Mountain Prospect is a lead mine located in Kootenai county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,201 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: Coeur d'Alene Mountain Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Kootenai

Elevation: 2,201 Feet (671 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 47.6089, -116.68720

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Coeur d'Alene Mountain Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Coeur d'Alene Mountain Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Arsenic


Location

State: Idaho
County: Kootenai
District: Beauty Bay 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

Owner Name: Coeur D'Alene Mining Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Discovery Year: 1929
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

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Structure: Faulted Anticlinal Uplift Of WNW Trend


Alterations

Not available


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: Lead


Comments

Comment (Location): Near Head Of Beauty Bay At Lake Level

Comment (Development): 7 Unpatented Claims

Comment (Geology): Prichard Strikes N 45 Deg W, Dips Vertically To Steeply Se.

Comment (Geology): Original Structures entry: Regional - Broad Much-Faulted Anticlinal Uplift Of Wnw Trend

Comment (Geology): Original ore control entry: Fault


References

Reference (Deposit): Anderson, A. L., 1940 , Geology And Metalliferous Deposits Of Kootenai County, Idaho: Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Pamphlet 53 , 67 P


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