Pend Oreille

The Pend Oreille is a zinc mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,280 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: Pend Oreille  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,280 Feet (695 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Zinc

Lat, Long: 48.2336, -116.27360

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Pend Oreille MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Pend Oreille
Secondary: Pend Oreille Property Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Lead
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Clark Fork 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

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: UNITERRE RESOURCES LTD
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: 470 Granville Street Suite 910 Vancouver BC V6C 1V5 Canada

Owner Name: Cominco Inc.
Percent: 100.0
Info Year: 1997


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y
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

Name: Shale
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): NEAR NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY


References

Reference (Deposit): CALKINS, F. C., 1909, A GEOLOGICAL RECONNAISSANCE OF NORTHERN IDAHO AND NORTHWESTERN MONTANA: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL. 384, 112 P.

Reference (Deposit): MAC DONALD, D. F., 1906, ECONOMIC FEATURES OF NORTHERN IDAHO AND NORTHWESTERN MONTANA: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL. 285, P. 41 - 52.


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