Quigley Prospect

The Quigley Prospect is a lead, gold, silver, copper, and zinc mine located in Blaine county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,999 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: Quigley Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Blaine

Elevation: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Gold, Silver, Copper, Zinc

Lat, Long: 43.55389, -114.20944

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Quigley Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Quigley Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Primary: Zinc


Location

State: Idaho
County: Blaine
District: Mineral Hill 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: Treasuremont Mining Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Sawtooth Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENTICULAR, STRINGERS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Sandstone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pennsylvanian

Name: Sandstone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): JUST SHORT OF THE CLEARWATER & WOLVERINE

Comment (Workings): 5 TUNNELS, 2 OPEN. 1ST. TUNNEL TRENDS N 25 DEG W FOR 60 FT. BUT AT 42 FT. A DRIFT WAS CARRIED S 60 DEG E. FOR 108 FT. 2ND TUNNEL IS 60 FT LONG.


References

Reference (Deposit): IDAHO DEPT. OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL SERVICES, JULY, 1974 - JUNE, 1975, FIRST ANNUAL REPT. ADDENDUM, 95 P.

Reference (Deposit): 1949 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. PAMPHLET 90

Reference (Deposit): 1975 COMPILE IDAHO DEPT. LABOR, 1ST ANN. REPT. ADDENDUM

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., AND OTHERS, 1950, DETAILED GEOLOGY OF CERTAIN AREAS IN THE MINERAL HILL AND WARM SPRINGS MINING DISTRICTS: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 90, 73 P.


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