Gem State Consolidated Mines Inc.

The Gem State Consolidated Mines Inc. is a mine located in Gem county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,101 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: Gem State Consolidated Mines Inc.  

State:  Idaho

County:  Gem

Elevation: 4,101 Feet (1,250 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 43.8586, -116.31560

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Gem State Consolidated Mines Inc. MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Gem State Consolidated Mines Inc.
Secondary: Dewey Mine


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Gem
District: West View Dist.


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

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Gem State Consolidated Mines, Inc.


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Physiographic Detail: Sawtooth Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LINEAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation, Fe Stains, Scorodite, Mn Sulfides


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Miocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): NORTH OF WILLOW CR.

Comment (Commodity): ORE IS SILICEOUS, FINE - GRAINED.

Comment (Development): PROPERTY CONSISTS OF 5 PATENTED AND 7 UNPATENTED CLAIMS.

Comment (Deposit): STRIKE OF THE LODES VARIES N 70 - 80 DEG W, DIP VARIES 40 - 75 DEG N


References

Reference (Deposit): 1961 COMPILE IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY COUNTY REPORT NO. 4 , P. 34

Reference (Deposit): 1934 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL., PAM. 41.

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, ALFRED L., 1934, GEOLOGY OF THE PEARL - HORSESHOE BEND GOLD BELT, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. PAMPHLET 41, P. 29.

Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE, C. N., 1961 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF GEM AND PAYETTE COUNTIES: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY COUNTY REPORT NO. 4 , P. 34


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