Sulphide Mine

The Sulphide Mine is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,251 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: Sulphide Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,251 Feet (686 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.1928, -116.37250

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Sulphide Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sulphide Mine


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Pend Oreille 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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Selkirk Range


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Nw - Trending Fault


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): HARRISON, JACK E., AND JOBIN, DANIEL A., 1965, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE PACKSADDLE MTN. QUADRANGLE, IDAHO: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MAP, GQ - 375, 4 P

Reference (Deposit): 1965 GEOLMAP HARRISON, J. E., SURVEY MAP GQ - 37


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