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Evolution Mine, Osburn, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone Co., Idaho, USAi
Regional Level Types
Evolution MineMine
Osburn- not defined -
Coeur d'Alene DistrictMining District
Shoshone Co.County
IdahoState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 30' 55'' North , 116° 1' 37'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Osburn1,510 (2017)2.3km
Kellogg2,069 (2017)7.4km
Wardner186 (2017)8.1km
Wallace761 (2017)8.8km
Smelterville603 (2017)12.0km


2 miles northwest of Osburn
Alteration: Oxidation

Development: 7 claims

Rock formation(s): Prichard Formation-Quartzose Argillite


Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho; Joseph B. Umpleby & E. L. Jones, Jr; 1923; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho; Joseph B. Umpleby & E. L. Jones, Jr; 1923; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho; Joseph B. Umpleby & E. L. Jones, Jr; 1923
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho; Joseph B. Umpleby & E. L. Jones, Jr; 1923; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho; Joseph B. Umpleby & E. L. Jones, Jr; 1923; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho; Joseph B. Umpleby & E. L. Jones, Jr; 1923; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho; Joseph B. Umpleby & E. L. Jones, Jr; 1923; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho; Joseph B. Umpleby & E. L. Jones, Jr; 1923; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; U.S. Geological Survey (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S GalenaPbS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SbAntimony
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
PbLead
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2062380
Alluvial deposits

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: alluvium

Lithology: Sand, gravel

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: 2864123
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).

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:{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]

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Umpleby, J. B., and Jones, E. L., Jr., (1923) , Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho: USGS Bull. 732 , 156 P.
Spokane Chronicle, Sept. 29 , (1969) ; Jan. 16 , 1968 ; Feb. 12 , 1968 ; July 28 , 1967

USGS MRDS Record:10073327
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