Hanni Mine

The Hanni Mine is a tungsten mine located in Custer county, Idaho at an elevation of 9,301 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: Hanni Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Custer

Elevation: 9,301 Feet (2,835 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 43.88361, -113.70806

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Hanni Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hanni Mine


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Idaho
County: Custer
District: Lava Creek 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: Challis National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1953
Material type: ORE
Description: Ap_Grade: ^1.6 % Wo3


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1953
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: White Knob Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Paleocene

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Paleocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: CHANNEL SAMPLE ASSAYED 0.13% WO3


Materials

Ore: Powellite
Ore: Scheelite
Gangue: Garnet
Gangue: Magnetite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): AT THE HEAD OF CLIFF CREEK

Comment (Production): 18 UNITS WO3 FROM ITEM 1 (HOBBS, S. W., 1964, IDAHO BUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY SPEC. REPT. NO. 1)

Comment (Workings): SHORT ADIT

Comment (Geology): BOTH COOK (1956) AND LELAND (1957) REFER TO NELSON AND ROSS' GRANITE PORPHYRY AS QUARTZ MONZONITE


References

Reference (Deposit): NELSON, W. H., AND ROSS, C. P., 1968, GEOLOGY OF PART OF THE ALDER CREEK MINING DISTRICT, CUSTER COUNTY, IDAHO: USGS BULL. 1252-A, 30 P.

Reference (Deposit): COOK, E. F., 1956, TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF SOUTH-CENTRAL IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 108, 40 P.

Reference (Deposit): LELAND, G. R., 1957, GENERAL GEOLOGY AND MINERALIZATION OF THE MACKAY STOCK AREA: MOSCOW, IDAHO, UNIV. OF IDAHO, M. S. THESIS, 71 P.

Reference (Deposit): HOBBS, S. W., 1964, MINERAL RESOURCE-TUNGSTEN, IN MINERAL AND WATER RESOURCES OF IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY SPEC. REPT. NO. 1, P. 223-233.

Reference (Deposit): 1956 RECON IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 108

Reference (Deposit): 1964 COMPILE IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY SPEC. REPT. NO. 1

Reference (Deposit): 1968 GEOLMAP NELSON, W. H., AND ROSS, C. P., BULL. 1252-A

Reference (Production): COOK, E. F., 1956, IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 108


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