Sawtooth Sn

Region West, Northwest
Mineral systems
Deposit types
Critical minerals
Other minerals

Information leading to the delineation of this focus area

Basis for focus area Tin mineral occurrences and prospects from MRDS.
Identified resources Unknown.
Production Unknown.
Status Unknown.
Estimated resources Unknown.
Geologic maps Fisher and Johnson (1995), scale 1:250,000; Fisher and others (1992), scale 1:25,000.
Geophysical data Inadequate aeromagnetic and aeroradiometric coverage.
Favorable rocks and structures Quartz veins within the Sawtooth batholith.
Deposits Alpine Lake area prospect (MRDS dep_id: 10073316), Basin claims, Corder Group prospect no. 2, Cramer Lakes prospects, Johnson Creek prospect.
Evidence from mineral occurrences MRDS.
Geochemical evidence Kiilsgaard and others (1970).
Geophysical evidence Unknown.
Evidence from other sources Unknown.
Cover thickness and description Exposed at the surface.
Authors Virginia S. Gillerman, Reed S. Lewis, Christopher A. Tate.
New data needs Geophysics.
Geologic mapping and modeling needs None requested at this time.
Geophysical survey and modeling needs High-resolution, Rank 1 aeromagnetic and aeroradiometric surveys.
Digital elevation data needs Lidar incomplete.