Tom Levin Creek Prospect

The Tom Levin Creek Prospect is a lead mine located in Kootenai county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,599 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: Tom Levin Creek Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Kootenai

Elevation: 3,599 Feet (1,097 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 47.8681, -116.50690

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Tom Levin Creek Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Tom Levin Creek Prospect


Primary: Lead


State: Idaho
County: Kootenai
District: Pend Oreille - Lakeview 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: Coeur d'Alene National Forest


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


General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Coeur D'Alene Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Type: L
Structure: Packsaddle Fault
Description: Packsaddle Fault


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Name: Granodiorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Granodiorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

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

Name: Diorite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Analytical Data

Analytical Data: PB208/PB204 = 39.276
Analytical Data: PB207/PB204 = 15.665
Analytical Data: PB ISOTOPE COMPOSITION: PB206/PB204 = 19.113


Ore: Galena


Comment (Geology): Original ore control entry: Fracture Filling In Fault Zone; Contact


Reference (Deposit): Zartman, R. E., And Stacey, J. S., 1971 , Lead Isotopes And Mineralization Ages In Belt Supergroup Rocks, Northwestern Montana And Northern Idaho: Econ. Geology, V. 66 , P. 849 - 860

Reference (Deposit): V.E. Mitchell, Et. Al; Mines And Prospects Map Series, 1981, Spokane Quad, Location No. 26

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