Silver Leaf Group Prospect

The Silver Leaf Group Prospect is a lead, zinc, gold, and silver mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,301 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: Silver Leaf Group Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 4,301 Feet (1,311 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 47.9228, -116.40390

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Silver Leaf Group Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver Leaf Group Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Lakeview 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.
Administrative Organization: Kaniksu National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Silver Leaf Mines Corp.

Owner Name: Loop, H. G.


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

Type: R
Description: Packsaddle Fault To The W; Cascade Fault To The E.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Chloritization


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: Gold
Ore: Lead
Ore: Silver


Comments

Comment (Development): 16 UNPATENTED CLAIMS

Comment (Deposit): CONJECTURE - KEEP COOL - SILVER LEAF VEIN IS PROBABLY 12000 FT LONG

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL OLD DRIFTS, SOME CAVED, ONE NEW DRIFT.

Comment (Location): ON E BRANCH OF GOLD CREEK


References

Reference (Deposit): KUN, P., 1974 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE LAKEVIEW MINING DISTRICT, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 156 , 47 P.

Reference (Deposit): 1967 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. CO. REPT. 6

Reference (Deposit): 1974 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. PAMPHLET 156

Reference (Deposit): MC DOWELL, G. A., 1951 , 53 RD ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINING INDUSTRY OF IDAHO FOR 1951 , P. 41

Reference (Deposit): 1928 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. PAMPHLET 31

Reference (Deposit): 1951 COMPILE STATE MINE INSPECTOR'S ANN. REPT.

Reference (Deposit): SAMPSON, E., 1928 , GEOLOGY AND SILVER ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PEND OREILLE DISTRICT, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 31 , 25 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.


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