The Gold Ledge Mine is a gold mine located in Stevens county, Washington at an elevation of 2,520 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: 2,520 Feet (768 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 48.6339, -118.05390
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Location: SW1/4 sec. 4, (36-38E), Kettle Falls dist.
Access: Near road.
Property: 460 acres of deeded land.
Owner: Franklin Good (1941). Silver Queen Mining Co. (1934-1935).
Ore: Gold, silver.
Deposit: Quartz vein along contact of argillite and porphyry.
Development: 150-ft. inclined shaft, large open cut.
Assays: 6 tons shipped netted $40 per ton Au, Ag.
Production: 6 tons in 1934.
Source: Gold in Washington, Bulletin No. 42, 1955. State of Washington Division of Mines and Geology.
Gold Ledge Mine MRDS details
Primary: Gold Ledge Mine
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 indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): BULLETIN 37 PART 2,VOLUME I,P 169;BULL 37 LIST SW SEC4 MINE
Reference (Deposit): ON MARCUS QUAD SEC 8;