Tom Boy Prospect

Occurrence in Blaine county in Idaho, United States with commodities Silver, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10070644
MRDS ID W013663
Record type Site
Current site name Tom Boy Prospect
Related records 10240920

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.3364, 43.5189 (WGS84)
Elevation 2073
Relative position 1 1/2 MI. W. OF HAILEY
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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 002N 018E 8 Idaho

Comments on the location information

  • N. OF CROY CREEK RIDGE

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Lead Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Quartz Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Oxidation

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Shale
    Rock unit name Milligen Form.-Grayish Shales
    Rock description Milligen Form.-Grayish Shales
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Mississippian
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Mississippian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.3364, 43.5189

Ore body information

  • General form BUNCHES, PINCHES, POCKETS
    Strike N
    Dip 65 DEG. E.
    Width 3.05M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fracture Zone Striking N, Dipping 65 Deg E

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Mineral Hill District

Land status

Ownership category Private

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 36.58M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W013663
Idaho Geological Survey Idaho Mines and Prospects IMP HA0346 http://www.idahogeology.org/

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ANDERSON, A. L., AND OTHERS, 1950, DETAILED GEOLOGY OF CERTAIN AREAS IN THE MINERAL HILL AND WARM SPRINGS MINING DISTRICTS: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 90, 73 P

  • Deposit

    1949 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. PAMPHLET 9

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 1976-02-01 Steigner, William D.; Miller, Pat U.S. Geological Survey