Princess Blue Ribbon Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10105670
MRDS ID W013815
Record type Site
Current site name Princess Blue Ribbon Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.54341, 43.46489 (WGS84)
Elevation 1951
Relative position 12.5 MI. WSW OF HAILEY, 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 002N;001N 016E;016E 34,33;03 Idaho

Comments on the location information

  • 3 MI. UP BEAVER CREEK FROM ITS JUNCTION WITH WILLOW CREEK

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Copper Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcocite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Malachite Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue
Siderite Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Silicification, Kaolinization

Analytical data

Result ASSAYS: 0.5 - 7.0 OZ AU/TON OF CONCENTRATE

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.54341, 43.46489

Ore body information

  • Strike NW
    Dip N
    Thickness 3.05M
    Width 3.05M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fissures, Fractures

Comments on the geologic information

  • DIKES TREND NW, DIP N

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1915

Mining district

District name Willow Creek District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner J. R. Davies Sr.

Comments on the production information

  • 7 CAR - LOADS ORE SHIPPED

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 304.8M

Comments on the workings information

  • 4 TUNNELS

Comments on development

  • 7 CLAIMS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W013815
Idaho Geological Survey Idaho Mines and Prospects IMP HA1235 http://www.idahogeology.org/

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ROSS, C. P., 1930, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SEAFOAM, ALDER CREEK, LITTLE SMOKY AND WILLOW CREEK MINING DISTRICTS, CUSTER AND CAMAS COUNTIES, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 33, 26 P.

  • Deposit

    MILNER, C. E., JR., 1950, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PRINCESS BLUE RIBBON MINE, CAMAS COUNTY, IDAHO: MOSCOW, IDAHO, UNIV. OF IDAHO, MS. THESIS, 45 P.

  • Deposit

    1930 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 3

  • Production

    ROSS, C.P., 1930, IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 33

Reporter information

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