Kimberly Mine

The Kimberly Mine is a gold mine located in Idaho county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,201 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: Kimberly Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Idaho

Elevation: 7,201 Feet (2,195 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 45.39722, -115.85556

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Kimberly Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Kimberly Mine
Secondary: Summit Silver, Inc.
Secondary: Hickson
Secondary: Bishop
Secondary: New Fisher
Secondary: Union Creek


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


State: Idaho
County: Idaho
District: Marshall Lake District

Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.


Type: Located Claim


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Owner Name: Westcan Uranium Corp.
Percent: 50.00
Years: 2007 -

Owner Name: Kimberly Gold Mines, Inc.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: 605 East 8th Street Unit C Post Falls ID 83854
Years: 2005 -

Owner Name: Summit Silver, Inc.
Percent: 100.0
Years: 1989 - 2007

Owner Name: Gold Run Mining Co.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Plant Type: Beneficiation (Mill)
Plant Subtype: Flotation
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Combined Methods
Milling Method: Flotation
Discovery Year: 1938
Discovery Method: Other
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Salmon River Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation, Silicification


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

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

Name: Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

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

Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAYS ABOUT 0.5 OZ AU/TON


Gangue: Quartz


Comment (Location): Head Of Bear Creek; 1 Mile By Road S. Of Golden Anchor

Comment (Development): 41 Unpatented Claims. 100 Ton/Day Mill. Kimberly Gold Mines, Inc. Merged Into Summit Silver Mid - 1974. Traced By Cuts And Float.


Reference (Deposit): Spokane Chronicle, Aug. 13, 1974.

Reference (Deposit): Lorain, S. H., 1938, Gold Mining And Milling In Idaho County: USBM Inf. Circ. 7039, 90 P.

Reference (Deposit): Bell, R. N., 1912, Thirteenth Annual Report Of The Mining Industry Of Idaho For The Year 1911.

Reference (Deposit): Bell, R. N., 1904, Report Of The Mining Districts Of Idaho For The Year 1903.

Reference (Production): Spokane Chronicle, Aug. 13, 1974

Reference (Deposit): Randol Mining Directory, 1994/95, U.S. Mines & Mining Companies, P272.

Reference (Deposit): Randol Mining Directory, 1996/97, U.S. Mines & Mining Companies, Pp. 198, 199.

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