June Bug Prospect

The June Bug Prospect is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,598 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: June Bug Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,598 Feet (792 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.1236, -116.29690

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June Bug Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: June Bug Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper


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
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: Coeur D'Alene Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Bornite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): LIES E OF GREEN MONARCH ON SAME PART OF SHORE; SITUATED FEW MI SE OF POINT WHERE CLARK FORK EMPTIES INTO LAKE.


References

Reference (Deposit): CALKINS, F. C., 1909, A GEOLOGICAL RECONNAISSANCE OF NORTHERN IDAHO AND NORTHWESTERN MONTANA: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL. 384, 112 P

Reference (Deposit): 1909 OTHER F. C. CALKINS, BULL. 38


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