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Sidney Mine, Yreka, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone Co., Idaho, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 29' 18'' North , 116° 11' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.48833,-116.19222


REF:Deposit:: ZARTMAN, R. E., AND STACEY, J. S., 1971 , LEAD ISOTOPES AND MINERALIZATION AGES IN BELT SUPERGROUP ROCKS, NORTH WESTERN MONTANA AND NORTHERN IDAHO: ECON. GEOL., V. 66 , P. 849 - 860
Deposit:: FRYKLUND, V. C., JR., 1964 , ORE DEPOSITS OF THE C
Commodities (Major) - Silver, Zinc, Lead; (Minor) - Gold, Copper
Development Status: Producer
Host Rock Unit: Prichard Formation - Slate Or Argillite, Prichard Formation - Slate, Quartzite, Quartzose Argillite
Structure: A Broad Anticlinorial Fold, Vertical Fault 80 Ft From Vein Trends N 80 Deg W. Strong E - W Folds
Host Rock: Slate, Argillite

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11 valid minerals.

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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma
Prichard Formation

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Major:: {siltite}; Minor:: {quartzite}

Reference: Zientek, M.L., P.D. Derkey, R.J. Miller, J.D. Causet et al. Spatial Databases for the Geology of the Northern Rocky Mountains - Idaho, Montana, and Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1235 Version 1.0. [25]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma
Prichard Formation

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Prichard Formation

Description: Siltite, quartzite, and argillite in northern Idaho; deposited in deep water and contains voluminous ~1470 Ma mafic sills. Includes siltite, quartzite, fine-grained schist, and carbonate rocks structurally above anorthosite near Boehls Butte, northeast of Elk River. (Mesoproterozoic Belt Supergroup).

Lithology: Major:{metasiltstone,quartzite,argillite}, Minor:{schist,carbonate}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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