Helen Zucker Prospect

The Helen Zucker Prospect is a mine located in Washington county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,100 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: Helen Zucker Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Washington

Elevation: 3,100 Feet (945 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 44.2486, -116.71470

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Helen Zucker Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Helen Zucker Prospect
Secondary: Zucker Property
Secondary: Parker Group


Commodity

Tertiary: Mercury


Location

State: Idaho
County: Washington
District: Weiser


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Zucker Mine


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1942
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Physiographic Detail: Nutmeg Mountain


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: BLANKET , IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Broad Anticline Of Nw Trend


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Opalitization


Rocks

Name: Basalt
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Miocene

Name: Basalt
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Miocene

Name: Basalt
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Basalt
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Cinnabar
Gangue: Opal
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Workings): PROPERTY CONSISTS OF SHALLOW PITS, SHAFTS, TUNNELS.

Comment (Geology): OPALITE IN SANDSTONE BOULDERS

Comment (Development): PROPERTY CONSISTS OF 6 UNPATENTED CLAIMS ( 1943 )

Comment (Location): ADJOINS THE IDAHO - ALMADEN MINE ON THE NORTHWEST.


References

Reference (Deposit): MERCURY IN IDAHO, 1965, USBM IC 8252

Reference (Deposit): MINES AND PROSPECTS OF THE BAKER QUAD., IBMG MINES AND PROSPECTS MAP SERIES, VE MITCHELL, ET AL.

Reference (Deposit): ROSS, C. P., 1956 , QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS NEAR WEISER, WASHINGTON COUNTY, IDAHO: USGS BULL. 1042-D, P. 99 - 100 .

Reference (Deposit): 1941 RECON C. P. ROSS AND C. H. DANE, BULL. 1042-


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