Easter Sunday Mine

The Easter Sunday Mine is a copper, gold, and silver mine located in Stevens county, Washington at an elevation of 3,550 feet.

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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: Easter Sunday Mine  

State:  Washington

County:  Stevens

Elevation: 3,550 Feet (1,082 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 48.95306, -118.09278

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Mine Description

Location: Near center E% sec. 22, (40-37E), Orient dist.

Access: 8 mi. E. of Rockcut on Easter Sunday Lk. road.

Property: 2 patented claims: Easter Sunday, Cairn. Owner: D. C. Ames & Associates, Kenilworth, Ill. (1949). Memphis Mining Co. (1903) . Waukegan Mining Co. (1903). Waukegan & Washington Mining & Smelting Co. (1907). Forest Mining & Milling Co. (1909).

Ore: Gold, copper, silver.

Ore minerals: Pyrite, chalcopyrite, sphalerite, galena, boulangerite, tetrahedrite.

Deposit: 2- to 6-ft. quartz vein in cherty argillite. Vein sparsely mineralized, and cut off by a monzonite dike.

Development: 130-ft. inclined shaft and 2 short levels run at 70 and 100 ft. from the collar total 550 ft. of workings. 480-ft. diamond drill hole.

Assays: 20-ton shipment av 1.21% Cu, 0.44 oz. Au, 12.4 oz. Ag.

Production: Shipped approx. 20 tons of ore in 1909.

Source: Gold in Washington, Bulletin No. 42, 1955. State of Washington Division of Mines and Geology.

Easter Sunday Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Easter Sunday Mine


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Washington
County: Stevens
District: Orient


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


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

Analytical Data: 1.21% CU, .44 OZ AU, 12.4 OZ AG


Materials

Ore: Boulangerite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Commodity): PRODUCED 20 TONS IN 1909

Comment (Geology): HR.AGE.MV: CHERTY ARGILLITE


References

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