Black Jack Prospect

The Black Jack Prospect is a mine located in Washington county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,301 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: Black Jack Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Washington

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

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 44.5522, -117.05530

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Black Jack Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Jack Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Washington
District: Mineral 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

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Underground
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: Cuddy Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Area Appears To Be On The North Limb Of A Faulted Anticline Of General N.E. Trend.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidization


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: LOW CU AND AG CONTENT


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Tourmaline
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): LIES JUST S.E. OF THE SILVER BELL GROUP.

Comment (Commodity): THE PROPERTY HAS HAD LITTLE, IF ANY PRODUCTION, AND HAS NOT BEEN EXTENSIVELY DEVELOPED.

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF A SHORT ADIT AND WINZE AT THE OUTCROP AND A LONGER ADIT ON THE SLOPE 210 FEET BELOW.


References

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, ALFRED L., AND WAGNER, WARREN R., 1952, RECONNAISSANCE GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE MINERAL DISTRICT, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 95, 26 P

Reference (Deposit): 1952 RECON IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 9


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