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Bunker Hill Mine (Tyler; Stemwinder; Bunker Hill and Sullivan; Bunker Chance Mine), Bunker Hill properties, Kellogg, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone Co., Idaho, USAi
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Bunker Hill properties- not defined -
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Shoshone Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 30' 42'' North , 116° 8' 39'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.51167,-116.14417
GeoHash:G#: c2mqm14rs
USGS MRDS Record:10105938
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dsb : Warm, dry-summer continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Wardner186 (2017)1.4km
Kellogg2,069 (2017)3.5km
Smelterville603 (2017)4.4km
Pinehurst1,580 (2017)7.6km
Osburn1,510 (2017)10.9km


A former Ag-Pb-Zn-Au-Cu-Cd-Sb-Co-U-P (phosphoric acid) mine located in secs. 01, 02, 11, 12, 13, 14, 22, 23, 24 & 26, 048N, 002E, and in secs. 6, 16, 17, 18, 19, 29, 30, 31 & 32, T48N, R3E, BM. Discovered in 1885 by Noah S. Kellogg & his jackass. First produced in 1886. Operated during the periods 1886-1889, 1891-1981, and 1998-2001. Owned by Bunker Hill Mining Co. Inc. (see ownership details below). US Army Corps of Engineers awarded the contract to reclaim the entire site.

Leased and operated by the Helena Concentrating Co. (100.00%) (1885-1887); owned & operated by the Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Concentrating Co. (100.00%), San Francisco, California (1887-1956); Owned & operated by the Bunker Hill Co. (100.00%), Kellogg, Idaho (1956-1968); owned & operated by the Gulf Resources and Chemical Co. (100.00%) (1968-1982); owned & operated by the Bunker LP (100.00%), Spokane, Washington (1982); and, leased & operated by the Bunker Hill Mining Co. (U.S.) Inc. (100.00%), Kellogg, Idaho (1987-1994).

The modern Bunker Hill mine property is an amalgamation over time of many mines. Some of these mines, including the Caledonia, Last Chance, Sierra Nevada, and Senator Stewart are described separately, as they occupy positions peripheral to the main Bunker Hill orebodies and were largely mined out prior to incorporation with the Bunker Hill Mine.The modern Bunker Hill mine property is an amalgamation over time of many mines. Some of these mines, including the Caledonia, Last Chance, Sierra Nevada, and Senator Stewart are described separately, as they occupy positions peripheral to the main Bunker Hill orebodies and were largely mined out prior to incorporation with the Bunker Hill Mine.

Mineralization is a Neoproterozoic polymetallic deposit (Mineral occurrence model informationL: Model code 85; USGS model code 22c; deposit model name: polymetallic veins; Mark3 model number 46) Neoproterozoic in age, hosted in Neoproterozoic quartzite of the St. Regis Formation, and in Neoproterozoic quartzite of the Revett Formation.

Individual orebodies may be galena (Pb) or sphalerite (Zn) rich with differing relative abundance of gangue and trace minerals. Local alteration includes sericitization, bleaching of hematite-bearing sediments and chloritization.

Specifics pertaining to the individual ore bodies:

Emery ore body: pinch & swell; strike 52SE; dip 52SE; thickness: 478 meters; length: 267 meters.

Francis ore body: pinch & swell; strike 58SE; dip 58SE; thickness: 537 meters; length: 212 meters.

Guy ore body: tabular; strike 53SW; dip 53SW; thickness 117 meters; plunge 35; width: 91 meters; length: 305 meters.

Hangingwall Tony ore body: tabular; strike 29SW; dip 29SW; width: 8 meters; length: 75 meters.

Lower Tony ore body: pinch & swell; strike 25-30SE; dip 25-30SE; thickness: 300 meters; width: 9 meters; length: 120 meters.

Mac ore body: pinch & swell; strike 35-40SE; dip 35-40SE; thickness: 600 meters; width: 2 meters; length: 370 meters.

March ore body: wedge; strike 42SW; dip 42SW; thickness: 610 meters; width: 61 meters; length: 305 meters.

Quill ore body: tabular; strike 42SW; dip 42SW; plunge: 34.

Stanley ore body: tabular; strike 48SW; dip 48SW; thickness: 400 meters; length: 152 meters.

Truman ore body: pinch & swell; strike 48SE; dip 48SE; thickness: 626 meters; length: 137 meters.

Upper Tony ore body: tabular; strike 32SW; dip 32SW; thickness: 90 meters; width: 4.5 meters; length: 60 meters.

West J ore body: pinch & swell; strike 35-45S; dip 35-45S; thickness: 366 meters; length: 427 meters.

There are dozens of orebodies in the deposit, only the larger ones are noted above. Economic deposits are of two types: (1) massive wedge-shaped or tabular open-space filling and replacement veins along faults and larger extension fractures striking NW to EW and dipping SW; (2) Closely spaced fracture fillings near NE to EW striking SE or S dipping faults forming pinch-and-swell veins (locally called Jersey or Link-type Veins). Sporadic stratiform mineralization throughout the mine is not economic. The largest orebody, the March, is a pipe-like triangular, prism-shaped replacement body at the intersection of the Cate and Dull faults.

Zone of disseminated siderite extends 10's to 100's of meters out from the veins, passing into a siderite-ankerite zone up to 10's of meters wide, and then into a zone of ankerite-calcite 100's of meters wide. The deposit is at least partly oxidized down to about 600 meters depth, presumably along major faults. Shallow orebodies mined in the 1880's to early 1900's were largely oxidized with cerussite as the principal ore mineral.

Controls for ore emplacement:

Ore control descriptions: Ore bodies occur mostly in upper Revett Formation consisting of about 50% massive quartzite interlayerd with thin-bedded sericitic quartzite, silitite, and argillite.

Ore control descriptions in the NW part of the mine: Most ore is in the hanging wall of the Cate Fault; whereas, in the SE part, most ore is in the footwall of the Cate Fault.

Ore control descriptions Structural controls are significant and of many varieties. Principal control is the intersection of two general fault and fracture sets (NW and NE) within the overturned northern limb of a WNW trending anticline. Major replacement orebodies, such as the March, occur at the intersection of the Cate Fault with branching faults. NE striking Link veins are hosted by faults that connect the Cate with its various branch faults. Hinges of parasitic flexures on the anticlinal limb contain crackle zones that are an important control for the Quill and similar zinc orebodies.

Local rocks include Argillite, siltite, and quartzite; Middle Proterozoic Ravalli Group; northern Belt Province.

Workings include underground openings. Total development is reported at a length of 208,000 meters. The overall depth is 1,402 meters. The Kellogg Adit is 3,350 meters long and is the main mine access. Other sources estimate total workings at more than 240,000 meters. The Bunker Hill mine used several mining methods, including square sets, top slicing, room and pillar, and block caving.

Production statistics: Year: 1983; period: 1887-1981: 35,457,348 metric tions of ore mined. Major smelter recovery was Ag: 4,080 metric tons at 157 grams/ton.

Year: 1991; period: 1988-1991: 756,652 metric tons of ore mined. Major commodity was Pb: in concentrate Pb 12,135 metric tons: 2 weight per cent.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


34 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Habit: minute blade shaped crystals
Colour: shiny black
Description: found in the Orr orebody
Reference: MinRec 12:341; Ream, Lanny L. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated, p.5
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Habit: blocky to tabular individual crystals in several habits to 5cm
Colour: colorless, white, yellowish, smokey, nearly black
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263; Ream, Lanny L. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated, p.6
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: [MinRec 12:341]
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Idaho Minerals (2004) L. Ream 2nd ed
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961
'Chlorite Group'
Description: Occurs as a product of local alteration.
Reference: Umpleby, Joseph B. & E. L. Jones, Jr. (1923), Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho; Joseph B. Umpleby & E. L. Jones, Jr; 1923
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Idaho Minerals (2004) L. Ream 2nd ed
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Ream, Lanny L. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated, p.10
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Habit: earthy
Reference: Ream, Lanny L. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated, p.5
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Massicot
Formula: PbO
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: No reference listed
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Description: Occurs as a product of local alteration.
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10105938.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Description: Occurs as a product of local alteration.
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10105938.
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Description: Freilich Collection
Reference: Idaho Minerals (2004) L. Ream 2nd ed; Dunn, J. (1982): On the Chemical Composition of Bunker Hill Pyromorphite. Mineralogical Record 13 (5), 286
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Geology and ore deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho; Joseph B. Umpleby & E. L. Jones, Jr; 1923
Silver
Formula: Ag
Description: Silver occurs on matrix with cerussite crystals.
Reference: Idaho Minerals (2004) L. Ream 2nd ed
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Mineral Record (1981) 12:339-347
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Massicot4.AC.25PbO
Plattnerite4.DB.05PbO2
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrocerussite5.BE.10Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Massicot4.2.7.1PbO
AX2
Plattnerite4.4.1.6PbO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrocerussite16a.2.2.1Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C SideriteFeCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O CerussitePbCO3
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O MassicotPbO
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O PlattneritePbO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S GalenaPbS
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S CovelliteCuS
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZnZinc
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MassicotPbO
Pb PlattneritePbO2
Pb HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3186914
Mesoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Purcell Group

Comments: Omineca Belt

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate volcanic rocks; limestone,shale,argillite,quartzite,dolomite,siltstone; turbidite

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2138367
St. Regis Formation

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: St. Regis Formation

Lithology: Major:: {argillite, 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



ID: 2864159
Ravalli Group

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Ravalli Group

Description: Feldspathic quartzite and subordinate siltite and argillite of the Burke, Revett, and St. Regis formations in northern Idaho; south of St. Joe River, includes correlative garnet-grade quartzite and schist. (Mesoproterozoic Belt Supergroup).

Comments: Original map source: Lewis, Reed S., Link, Paul K., Stanford, Loudon R., and Long, Sean P., Geologic Map of Idaho, 2012, Idaho Geological Survey, Geologic Map 9 (M-9); Scale 1:750,000.

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

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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References

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Umpleby, Joseph B. & E. L. Jones, Jr. (1923), Geology and ore deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho.
Kroll, E. H. (1935), A Mineralogic Study of the Bunker Hill Lode at Kellogg, Idaho, University of Idaho, B.S. thesis, 14 p.
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Shaw, Herbert Richard (1959), Mineralogical studies in the Bunker Hill mine, Idaho: Berkeley, University of California, PhD dissertation, 182 p.
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Fryklund, Jr., J. C., (1964), Ore Deposits of the Coeur D'Alene District, Shoshone County, Idaho, USGS Professional Paper 445, 103 pp.
Zartman, R. E., and Stacey, J. S. (1971), Lead Isotopes and Mineralization Ages in Belt Supergroup Rocks, Northwestern Montana and Northern Idaho, Economic Geology: 66(6): 849-860.
Caddey, Stanton William (1974), Structural geometry of the "J" vein, the Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Idaho: Moscow, University of Idaho, PhD dissertation, 352 p.
White, Brian G. (1976), Revett stratigraphy of the Bunker Hill mine and vicinity: Kellogg, Idaho, The Bunker Hill Co., unpublished paper, 46 p.
Duff, James Kenneth (1978), Structural geology of the Tony area, the Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Idaho: Moscow, University of Idaho, MS thesis, 101 p.
Beck, John Walter (1980), Sulfide ores within the Quill ore body, Bunker Hill mine, Kellogg, Idaho: Pullman, Washington State Univeristy, MS thesis, 129 p.
Radford, N. and Crowley, J.A. (1981). The Bunker Hill Mine Kellogg, Shoshone County, Idaho, Mineralogical Record: 12(6): 339-347.
Dunn, J. (1982), On the Chemical Composition of Bunker Hill Pyromorphite. Mineralogical Record: 13(5): 286.
Mitchell, V.E., and Bennett, E.H. (1983), Production statistics for the Coeur d'Alene mining district, Shoshone County, Idaho, 1884-1980: Idaho Geological Survey Technical Report 83-3, 33 p.
Rocks & Minerals (1985): 60: 294.
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U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Yearbook (1988) - Zinc: 2-3.
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Long, Keith R. (1998), Grade and tonnage models for Coeur d'Alene-type polymetallic veins: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-583, 28 p.
Ream, Lanny L. (2004). Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, revised and updated:: 6.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10105938 & 10105938 (Pb smelter & refinery).


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