Lawrence Mine

The Lawrence Mine is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,221 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: Lawrence Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,221 Feet (677 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.1478, -116.14890

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Lawrence Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lawrence Mine


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


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

Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Administrative Organization: Kaniksu National Forest


Type: Located Claim


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Owner Name: Silverfields Corp.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Washington
Info Year: 1975


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1912
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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Unknown: Arsenopyrite
Unknown: Calcite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Siderite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Tetrahedrite


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Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE 1967 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL CO REPT 6

Reference (Deposit): STARMONT 1929 MINING TRUTH V 14 NO 8 P 16

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON 1947 USGS BULL 944-B P 37-117

Reference (Deposit): HARRISON AND JOBIN 1963 USGS BULL 1141-K 38P

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON 1946 ECON GEOL V 41 NO 2 P 105-123

Reference (Deposit): FLAGG 1913 MINING AND ENGINEERING WORLD V 38 P 340

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

Reference (Deposit): LORAIN 1946 US BUR MINES REPT OF INV R. I. 3992

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON 1930 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL BULL 12

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