Continental

The Continental is a mine located in Boundary county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,804 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: Continental  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boundary

Elevation: 5,804 Feet (1,769 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.9253, -116.89530

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Continental MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Continental
Secondary: Idaho-Continental


Commodity

Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boundary
District: Porthill


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

Type: Located Claim
Type: Patented


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1915
Discovery Year: 1900
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Pyrite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): BELL 1913 FOURTEENTH ANN REPT MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1912 P 5

Reference (Deposit): BELL 1914 FIFTEENTH ANN REPT MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1913 P 10

Reference (Deposit): BELL 1915 SIXTEENTH ANN REPT MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1914 P 26

Reference (Deposit): BELL 1916 SEVENTEENTH ANN REPT MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1915 P

Reference (Deposit): BELL 1917 EIGHTEENTH ANN REPT MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1916 P 2

Reference (Deposit): SOPER 1918 MINING AND SCI PRESS V 116 P 126

Reference (Deposit): BELL 1918 NINETEENTH ANN REPT MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1917 P 3

Reference (Deposit): BELL 1919 TWENTIETH ANN REPT MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1918 P 56

Reference (Deposit): BELL 1920 TWENTY-FIRST ANN REPT MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1919 P

Reference (Deposit): MOORE 1911 TWELFTH ANN REPT MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1910 P 9

Reference (Deposit): COURTIS 1906 THE ENGINEERING AND MINING JOUR V 82 P 866

Reference (Deposit): KIRKHAM AND ELLIS 1926 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL BULL 10 P 52-56

Reference (Deposit): LANCASTER 1910 MINING WORLD V 32 P 100

Reference (Deposit): BELL 1906 SEVENTH ANN REPT MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1905

Reference (Deposit): BELL 1907 EIGHTH ANN REP MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1906 P 92

Reference (Deposit): BELL 1910 ELEVENTH ANN REPT MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1909 P 41-

Reference (Deposit): BELL 1912 THIRTEENTH ANN REPT MINING IND IDAHO FOR 1911 P 2


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