Weber Mine

The Weber Mine is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,681 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: Weber Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 3,681 Feet (1,122 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 47.9031, -116.43190

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Weber Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Weber Mine
Secondary: Weber Mine Webber
Secondary: Weber Open Pit Mine
Secondary: New Rainbow Mine


Commodity

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


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Lakeview 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.


Holdings

Type: Patented
Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: R. B. Austin - Otto Meyer
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1975


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1890
Discovery Year: 1888
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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: Galena
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Siderite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Tetrahedrite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): KUN 1974 IDAHO BUR MINES AND GEOL PAMPH 156

Reference (Deposit): LA HEIST 1964 IN ID BUR MINES AND GEOL SPEC REPT 1 P 45

Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE 1965 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL PAMPH 134

Reference (Deposit): KUN 1970 MS THESIS UNIV OF IDAHO MOSCOW, IDAHO

Reference (Deposit): SOPER 1918 MINING AND SCI PRESS V 116 P 125

Reference (Deposit): CALKINS AND MACDONALD 1909 USGS BULL 384


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