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Sunshine Consolidated Mine (Yankee Girl Vein; Sunshine Mine; Gullickson; Ida), Kellogg, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone Co., Idaho, USAi
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Sunshine Consolidated Mine (Yankee Girl Vein; Sunshine Mine; Gullickson; Ida)Mine
Kellogg- not defined -
Coeur d'Alene DistrictMining District
Shoshone Co.County
IdahoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 30' 4'' North , 116° 4' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Osburn1,510 (2017)5.2km
Wardner186 (2017)5.4km
Kellogg2,069 (2017)5.6km
Smelterville603 (2017)9.6km
Wallace761 (2017)11.0km


Structure: Alhambra Fault, Big Creek Fault

Deposit: Given length is yankee girl vein. Sunshine consolidated property is developed by sunshine on a 50 - 50 basis.

Development: 27 patented, 64 unpatented claims. A 1000 tpd mill, sb leaching plant, and an electrolytic sb plant.

Rock formation(s): Wallace Form.-Calc. Argillite;Wallace Form.-Quartzite;St. Regis Form.-Argillite;St. Regis Form.-Quartzite;Revett Form.-Argillite;Revett Form.-Quartzite


Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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23 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

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
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961; Econ Geol (1981) 76:706-715; Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp97-103
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:262; Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Min Rec (1994) 25:59-63; Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961; Econ Geol (1981) 76:706-715; Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527; Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp97-103
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp97-103
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Econ Geol (1981) 76:706-715; Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527; Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp97-103
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Econ Geol (1981) 76:706-715
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Econ Geol (1981) 76:706-715; Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:262
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961; Econ Geol (1981) 76:706-715; Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527; Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp97-103
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Idaho Minerals (2004) L. Ream 2nd ed; Econ Geol (1981) 76:706-715; Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Idaho Minerals (2004) L. Ream 2nd ed; Econ Geol (1981) 76:706-715; Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961; Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Rocks & Min. 70:262; Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp97-103
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Idaho Minerals (2004) L. Ream 2nd ed; Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527; Econ Geol (1984) 79:448-460; Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp97-103; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Tetrahedrite var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961; Econ Geol (1981) 76:706-715
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Guidebook to the Geology of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Edited by R. R. Ried, 1961; Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp97-103

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite2.GB.05(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
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
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
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'-
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
-(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O UraniniteUO2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
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 QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S StibniteSb2S3
S Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S GalenaPbS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AgSilver
Ag Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
PbLead
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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: 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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2127728
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]

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References

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Econ Geol (1981) 76:706-715
Econ Geol (1994) 89:515-527
SPOKANE CHRONICLE, MAR. 21 , (1973) ; JUNE 10 , 1970 ; MAR. 14 , 1969 , APRIL 21 , 1969 ; SEPT. 13 , 1968 ; MAR. 14 , 1967 ; FEB. 9 , 1967
WESTERN, MINING NEWS, (1974) - 1975 DIRECTORY OF MINES IN IDAHO (COEUR D'ALENES) AND WASHINGTON, P. 148
Hobbs, S. W., And Others, (1965) , Geology Of The Coeur D'Alene District, Shoshone County, Idaho: USGS Prof. Paper 478 , 139 P.
WALLACE MINER, JAN. 8 , (1976) , P. 2 .
5) SUNSHINE'S (1974) ANNUAL REPT.

USGS MRDS Record:10073343
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