Blair and Collins Lease

The Blair and Collins Lease is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,799 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: Blair and Collins Lease  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,799 Feet (853 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.1775, -116.16500

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Blair and Collins Lease MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Blair and Collins Lease


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Clark Fork District


Land Status

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.


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 Year: 1927
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: Cabinet Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENS OR STRINGERS, POCKETS


Structure

Type: R
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.

Type: L
Description: Thrust Fault; Brecciated Zone 2 - 3 Ft. Wide.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Anglesite, Mn Oxides (Oxidation)


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena


Comments

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.


References

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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