Silver Butte Mine

The Silver Butte Mine is a silver mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,598 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: Silver Butte Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,598 Feet (792 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 48.2058, -116.94750

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Silver Butte Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver Butte Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner


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

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Moyle, Moyle, And Driggs
Company ID: 1000138
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1979


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Deposit): ADDITIONAL CRIB NO: W007759, W007760


References

Reference (Deposit): MSHA MINE FILE REFERENCE, JUNE, 1979.


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