Jericho Mine

The Jericho Mine is a gold mine located in Clearwater county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,799 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: Jericho Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Clearwater

Elevation: 3,799 Feet (1,158 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.7125, -116.12140

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Jericho Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Jericho Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Clearwater
District: Burnt Creek 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: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1899
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: POCKETS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Development): STAMP MILL

Comment (Location): ON UPPER SW SLOPE OF JERICHO MOUNTAIN


References

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1956, THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE REGION ABOUT OROFINO, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 34, 63 P

Reference (Deposit): 1930 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 3

Reference (Production): ANDERSON, A. L., 1956, IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. PAMPHLET 34, 63 P.


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