Sunbeam and Pride of the West Prospect

Prospect in Blaine county in Idaho, United States with commodities Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10070603
MRDS ID W013604
Record type Site
Current site name Sunbeam and Pride of the West Prospect
Related records 10216605

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.88403, 43.85209 (WGS84)
Elevation 2316
Relative position 11 1/2 MI. WSW OF GALENA, ID.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Idaho Blaine

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Boise 006N 013E 13 Idaho

Comments on the location information

  • IMMEDIATELY WEST OF SILVER KING MINE LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 7-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH USFS LAND OWNERSHIP BOUNDARIES, 1:126,720 SCALE.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Primary
Copper Primary
Lead Primary
Zinc Primary

Analytical data

Result ASSAYS OF 3 50 LB. SAMPLES AVG. 40 OZ AG/TO

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite
    Rock unit name Idaho Batholith-Granite
    Rock description Idaho Batholith-Granite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.88403, 43.85209

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Sawtooth District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest
Area name Sawtooth National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Merger Mines, Inc.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W013604
Idaho Geological Survey Idaho Mines and Prospects IMP HA_848 http://www.idahogeology.org/

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USBM, 1975, ACTIVITY OF IDAHO MINING PROPERTIES, 1974, USBM, BOISE, IDAHO, 61 P.

  • Deposit

    BALLARD, S. M., 1922, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF ALTURAS QUADRANGLE, BLAINE COUNTY, IDAHO: IDAHO BUR. OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULL. 5, 33 P.

  • Deposit

    1922 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULL. 5

  • Deposit

    1975 COMPILE USBM, MINING ACTIVITY LIST, 1974

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-FEB-1976 Murphy, Lyn S.; Miller, Pat U.S. Geological Survey