Blair and Collins Lease

The Blair and Collins Lease is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,500 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: Blair and Collins Lease  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,500 Feet (762 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.1775, -116.16500

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Blair and Collins Lease MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Blair and Collins Lease


Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Manganese
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Iron


State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Clark Fork Mining 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.


Type: Located Claim


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


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE 1967 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL COUNTY REPT 6 P 116

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, 1947, USGS BULL 944-B, P. 113

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON 1930 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL BULL 12 P 103-104

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