Carrie Leonard Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10070744
MRDS ID W013816
MAS/MILS ID 0160250054
Record type Site
Current site name Carrie Leonard Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.69592, 43.60299 (WGS84)
Elevation 2316
Relative position AT CARRIETOWN; 17.75 WSW OF KETCHUM, ID.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Idaho Camas

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Boise 003N 015E 08,17 NWNWNE (17) Idaho


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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Analytical data

Result 5 - 6% ZN
Result 150 OZ. AG/TON.

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Quartzite
    Rock unit name Calcareous Quartzite
    Rock description Calcareous Quartzite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Permian
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Permian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.69592, 43.60299

Ore body information

  • Strike N 40 DEG E
    Dip 40 DEG SE
    Length 30.48M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mining district

District name Rosetta District
District name Little Smoky District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim
Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Herb Deuel
    Interest 50
    Home office Idaho
    First year 1989
  • Type Owner
    Owner W. H. Richins
    Interest 50
    Home office Utah
    First year 1989

Comments on the production information

  • Yielded About $500,000

Comments on development

  • 8 Patented Claims; 40 - Ton Concentrating Mill

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W013816
Idaho Geological Survey Idaho Mines and Prospects IMP HA_957
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0160250054 data consolidated into this record

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Umpleby, J. B., 1914, Ore Deposits In The Sawtooth Quadrangle, Blaine And Custer Counties, Idaho: USGS Bulletin 580 - K, P. 221 - 249

  • Production

    Umpleby, J. B., 1914, USGS Bulletin 580 - K.

  • Deposit

    U.S. Bureau Of Mines Open-File Report MLA 4-92, 1992, P. 167-172.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Second Vein Strikes N 55 Deg E And Dips 58 Deg Se.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1976 Everett, Sandra E. (Miller, Pat) U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 30-JAN-1995 Campbell U.S. Bureau of Mines