Revenue Mine

The Revenue Mine is a copper mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,899 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: Revenue Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Elmore

Elevation: 5,899 Feet (1,798 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 43.2347, -115.15470

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Revenue Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Revenue Mine


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Gold
Tertiary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Idaho
County: Elmore
District: Volcano District


Land Status

Land ownership: State
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: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Consolidated Mines Syndicate


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Sawtooth Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: PINCH AND SWELL

Form: PINCH AND SWELL


Structure

Type: L
Description: East - West Shear Zone Roughly 10 Mi. Long


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericite, Epidote, Silica, Chlorite, Albite


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SOME CHALCOPYRITE ORE YIELDED $80/TON IN AG, CU, PB


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Development): 11 Unpatented Claims ; Econ.Com: $13/Ft For Tunnel


References

Reference (Deposit): Bell, Robert N., Idaho Mineral Property File 21.29

Reference (Deposit): V.E. Mitchell, Et. Al; Mines And Prospects Map Series, 1981, Hailey Quad.

Reference (Deposit): Allen, R. M., Jr., 1952, Geology And Mineralization Of The Volcano District, Elmore County, Idaho: Econ. Geology, V. 47, No. 8, P. 815 - 821.

Reference (Deposit): Allen, R. M., Jr., 1940, Geology And Mineralization Of The Volcano District, Elmore County, Idaho: Moscow, Idaho, Univ. Of Idaho, M. S. Thesis, 41 P.

Reference (Deposit): Bell, R. N., 1930, Another Butte In Southern Idaho ?: Mining Truth, V. 15, No. 19, P. 5, 6, 14.


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