Keystone Property

The Keystone Property is a lead mine located in Washington county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,280 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: Keystone Property  

State:  Idaho

County:  Washington

Elevation: 7,280 Feet (2,219 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 44.8189, -116.75750

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Keystone Property MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Keystone Property
Secondary: Galena Mountain
Secondary: Lead Zone Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Idaho
County: Washington
District: Cuddy Mountain 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


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Phillips, C. A.
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1978

Owner Name: Mundee Mines
Info Year: 1978


Production

Year: 1952
Description: ---- Cu 22.5 Pb 0.8 Zn 2.9 Ag 0.0075 Au 37 Cu,Pb,Zn-Wt/Pct Au,Agoz/T
Year: 1951
Description: 0.05 Cu 29.35 Pb 0.55 Zn 3.53 Ag 0.05 Au 42 Cu,Pb,Zn-Wt/Pct Au,Agoz/T
Year: 1952
Description: 0.05 Cu 34.75 Pb 0.40 Zn 4.1 Ag 0.01 Au 44 Cu,Pb,Zn-Wt/Pct Au,Agoz/T


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1950
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Anglesite
Unknown: Cerussite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Quartz


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): TO DRILL. ALSO GIVES FORMER MINE NAMES OF THE 104 CLAIM

Reference (Deposit): PROPERTY.)

Reference (Deposit): LIVINGSTON, 1923, ID BUR MINES & GEOL PAMP 13, P. 29.

Reference (Deposit): (SHORT DESCRIPTION OF GALENA PROPERTY WITH REGIONAL GEOLOGIC

Reference (Deposit): MAP OF CUDDY MTN MINING DISTRICT.)

Reference (Deposit): COOK, 1954, ID BUR MINES & GEOL. PAMP 97, MIN GEOL SEVE

Reference (Deposit): DEVILS REG. (DESCRIBES DEPOSIT MINERALOGY & GIVES PRODUCTION

Reference (Deposit): WESTERN MINING NEWS, 3/18/1977, P.11, ROTARY DRILLING

Reference (Deposit): AT KEYSTONE.(ANBIO-ROMARC HAS AQUIRED THE PROPERTY. THEY

Reference (Deposit): HAVE DONE DETAILED GEOLOGIC MAPPING & SOIL SAMPLING & PLAN

Reference (Deposit): FIGURES & ASSAYS SHOWN ON PROB GRADE-QUANT MATRIX RECORD.

Reference (Deposit): BRUCE, 1971, OREG ST UNIV PHD. THESIS, 'GEOL, MIN DEP,

Reference (Deposit): & ALT CUDDY MTN' (DETAILED GEOLOGIC DESCRIPTION OF THE

Reference (Deposit): SURROUNDING AREA BUTDOESNOT DWELL ON THE KEYSTONE. ALSO

Reference (Deposit): GEOL MAP 1/24000.)


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