Porthill District

The Porthill District is a silver and lead mine located in Boundary county, Idaho.

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: Porthill District  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boundary

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 49.00001, -116.50000

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Porthill District MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Porthill District


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boundary
District: PORTHILL DISTRICT


Land Status

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Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: District
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: REPLACEMENT VEIN
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
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Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): KIILSGARD, T.H., 1951, DESCRIPTION OF SOME ORE DESCRIPTION OF SOME ORE DEPOSITS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIPS TO THE PURCELL SILLS, BOUNDARY COUNTY, IDAHO: ID. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. PAMPHLET 85

Reference (Deposit): ROSS, C.P., AND CARR, M.S., 1941, THE METAL AND COAL MINING DISTRICTS OF IDAHO, WITH NOTES ON THE NONMETALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE STATE: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL., PAMPHLET 57, PT. 1


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