The Blair and Collins Lease is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,799 feet.
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Elevation: 2,799 Feet (853 Meters)
Lat, Long: 48.1775, -116.16500
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Blair and Collins Lease MRDS details
Primary: Blair and Collins Lease
District: Clark Fork District
Land ownership: Private
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1927
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Cabinet Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: LENS OR STRINGERS, POCKETS
Description: Hope Fault 1/4 Mi. N. Of Lease (Fault Segment Strikes N 20 Deg W, Dips About 30 Deg Ne; Prospect On Broad W. Limb Of Syncline.
Description: Thrust Fault; Brecciated Zone 2 - 3 Ft. Wide.
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Anglesite, Mn Oxides (Oxidation)
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Location): ON NW SIDE OF MIDDLE MOUNTAIN, NEAR JUNCTION OF CASCADE AND LIGHTNING CREEKS
Comment (Workings): 25 TONS OF HAND-SORTED GALENA PILED AT PORTAL. SHORT TUNNELS.
Comment (Deposit): WALLACE BEDS STRIKE N 10 DEG W, DIP 25 DEG NE.
Comment (Geology): FAULT ZONE 150 YARDS WIDE, GREAT QUANTITIES OF GOUGE.
Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1930, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE CLARK FORK DISTRICT, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULL. 12, 132 P.
Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE, C. N., 1967, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF BONNER COUNTY: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY COUNTY REPT. 6, 131 P.
Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1947, LEAD - SILVER DEPOSITS OF THE CLARK FORK DISTRICT, BONNER COUNTY, IDAHO: USGS BULL. 944-B, 117 P.
Reference (Deposit): 1930 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. BULL. 12
Reference (Deposit): 1947 OTHER A. L. ANDERSON, BULL. 944-B
Reference (Deposit): 1967 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. CO. REPT. 6
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