Stroebel Prospect

The Stroebel 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: Stroebel Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Kootenai

Elevation: 2,201 Feet (671 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 47.53, -116.55830

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Stroebel Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Stroebel Prospect
Secondary: Strobel


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


State: Idaho
County: Kootenai
District: Medimont District

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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.


Type: Patented


Type: Underground


Owner Name: Coeur D'Alene Mines Corp. - Spokane Mining Co.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Underground
Discovery Year: 1918
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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Type: R
Structure: Faulted Anticlinal Uplift Of WNW Trend


Alteration Type: L
Alteration: Chloritized


Name: Schist
Role: Host
Description: Chlorite Schist
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Schist
Role: Host
Description: Chlorite Schist
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Analytical Data

Analytical Data: PB208/PB204 = 38.649
Analytical Data: PB207/PB204 = 15.630
Analytical Data: PB ISOTOPE COMPOSITION: PB206/PB204 = 18.358


Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Ankerite
Gangue: Siderite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comment (Location): Near Upper End Killarney Lake

Comment (Development): 3 Patented Claims

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

Comment (Geology): Original alteration entry: Local - Chloritized

Comment (Geology): Original ore control entry: Shear Zone; Fault Controlled Fracture


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): Zartman, R. E., And Stacey, J. S., 1971 , Lead Isotopes And Mineralization Ages In Belt Supergroup Rocks, Northwestern Montana And Northern Idaho: Econ. Geology, V. 66 , No. 6 , P. 849 - 860

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