Consolidated War Dance and Jolly Sailor Mines

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10070668
MRDS ID W013696
Record type Site
Current site name Consolidated War Dance and Jolly Sailor Mines
Alternate or previous names War Dance

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.4464, 43.5656 (WGS84)
Elevation 2134
Relative position 2 MI. WEST OF CLARENDON HOT SPRINGS
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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 003N 017E 28,29 Idaho

Commodities

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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.4464, 43.5656

Ore body information

  • General form LENS
    Strike N
    Dip 45 DEG W.
    Depth to bottom 152.4M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Mineral Hill District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest
Area name Sawtooth National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner R. B. French
  • Type Owner
    Owner James Burns And Assoc.

Comments on the production information

  • ITEMS 8-16 REFER TO THE WAR DANCE MINE. IT YIELDED LEAD-SILVER ORE, GROSS VALUE $126,018 IN THE 1880'S. ITEMS 1-3 REFER TO JOLLY SAILOR MINE

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 3048M

Comments on the workings information

  • 6 TUNNELS IN WAR DANCE; SHALLOW CUTS; LENGTH OF UNDERGROUND WORKINGS TOTAL AT LEAST 10,000 FT

Comments on development

  • 6 TUNNELS IN WAR DANCE; SHALLOW CUTS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W013696
Idaho Geological Survey Idaho Mines and Prospects IMP HA1149 http://www.idahogeology.org/

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    UMPLEBY, J. B., AND OTHERS, 1930, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE WOOD RIVER REGION, IDAHO, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE MINNIE MOORE AND NEAR-BY MINES: USGS BULL. 814, P. 1-245.

  • Deposit

    BELL, R. N., 1904, REPORT OF THE MINING DISTRICTS OF IDAHO FOR THE YEAR 1903.

  • Deposit

    1930 GEOLMAP J. B. UMPLEBY AND OTHERS, BULL. 814

  • Production

    UMPLEBY, J. B., AND OTHERS, 1930, USGS BULL. 814

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 1976-07-01 Everett, Sandra E. (Miller, Pat) U.S. Geological Survey