Evening Star Group

The Evening Star Group is a uranium and copper mine located in Bear Lake county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,401 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: Evening Star Group  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bear Lake

Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Uranium, Copper

Lat, Long: 42.3392, -111.18830

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Evening Star Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Evening Star Group


Commodity

Primary: Uranium
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bear Lake
District: Montpelier 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: Caribou National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Preuss Range


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Home Canyon Anticline

Type: L
Description: Brecciation


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

Name: Clay, Mud
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SAMPLE SHOWED 1 % CU AND 0.003 % URANIUM
Analytical Data: 14 INCH SAMPLE ACROSS MINERALIZED ZONE SHOWED 2.85 % CU


Materials

Ore: Malachite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): NO WELL DEFINED MINERAL STREAK PRESENT


References

Reference (Deposit): MANSFIELD, G. R., 1927 , GEOGRAPHY, GEOLOGY, AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF PART OF SOUTHEASTERN IDAHO: USGS PROF. PAPER 152 , P. 347

Reference (Deposit): GOTT, G. B., AND ERICKSON, R. L., 1952 , RECONNAISSANCE OF URANIUM AND COPPER DEPOSITS IN PARTS OF NEW MEXICO, COLORADO, UTAH, IDAHO, AND WYOMING: USGS CIRC. 219 , P. 6

Reference (Deposit): GALE, H. S., 1910 , GEOLOGY OF THE COPPER DEPOSITS NEAR MONTPELIER, BEAR LAKE COUNTY, IDAHO: USGS BULL. 430 , P. 112 - 121

Reference (Deposit): 1910 RECON H. S. GALE, BULL. 430

Reference (Deposit): 1927 RECON G. R. MANSFIELD, PROF. PAPER 152

Reference (Deposit): 1952 RECON G. B. GOTT AND R. L. ERICKSON, CIRC. 219


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