Hidden Treasure Mine

The Hidden Treasure Mine is a silver mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,799 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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: Hidden Treasure Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,799 Feet (853 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 47.9492, -116.43890

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Hidden Treasure Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hidden Treasure Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Antimony


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Lakeview 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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Bowden, A. K.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
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

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Packsaddle Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: REPORTEDLY ASSAYED 60 OZ AG / TON


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Tetrahedrite


Comments

Comment (Location): AT JUNCTION OF PACKSADDLE FAULT AND NW - TRENDING BRANCH OF PEND OREILLE FAULT

Comment (Workings): OPEN CUT


References

Reference (Deposit): MAC DONALD, D. F., 1906 , ECONOMIC FEATURES OF NORTHERN IDAHO AND NORTHWESTERN MONTANA: U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL. 285 , P. 41 - 52

Reference (Deposit): 1906 OTHER D. F. MAC DONALD, BULL. 285

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

Reference (Production): MAC DONALD, D. F., 1906 , USGS BULL. 285 , P. 41 - 52

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


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