The Easter Sunday Mine is a copper, gold, and silver mine located in Stevens county, Washington at an elevation of 3,550 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.
Elevation: 3,550 Feet (1,082 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Copper, Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 48.95306, -118.09278
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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
Primary: Easter Sunday Mine
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: 1.21% CU, .44 OZ AU, 12.4 OZ AG
Comment (Commodity): PRODUCED 20 TONS IN 1909
Comment (Geology): HR.AGE.MV: CHERTY ARGILLITE