Saint Elmo Mine
The Saint Elmo Mine is near Osburn, Idaho. Historically the site has been associated with the Coeur Dalene-Evolution Mining District which is now part of the St. Joe National Forest. The site was first discovered in 1892. The Saint Elmo Mine is a underground mining operation. Mine operations consist of underground workings. There is one known shaft. Subsurface length extends a maximum of 366 meters (1,200 feet). The host rock in this area is quartzite from the Neoproterozoic era 1.00 to 0.54 billion years ago. The Northern Rocky Mountains physiographic province of the Rocky Mountain System characterize the geomorphology of the surrounding area.
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BETWEEN COEUR D'ALENE MINES CORP. AND RAINBOW MIN. & MILL CO.
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1 PATENTED, 1 UNPATENTED CLAIMS; LOCATION IMPORTANT TO DEVELOPMENT OF CAMP AND COEUR PROJECTS.
Workings at the site.
IN 1974, WORK ON ST. ELMO JUST MAINTAINANCE (A21).
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Other deposits in the same region.
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Coeur Silver Mine
Camp Silver Mine
Coeur Dalene Mines
Merger Lead Mine
Plain View Property
South Fork Couer Dalene River Tailings
Bonanza Gold Prospect
American Silver Mines
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1 World-class significance is determined by total endowment of the contained commodity. This includes all past production and remaining reserves. Each commodity is considered separately and commodities cannot be combined to arrive at a significant size. The tonnage thresholds are from the mine model grade-tonnage studies. As of June 2008, many entries were classified as significant under less strict rules.
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SILVER DOLLAR OWNS 10. 5 % OF ST. ELMO SILVER MINES CORP.