Upper Grimes Cr. Monazite Deposit

The Upper Grimes Cr. Monazite Deposit is a ree mine located in Boise county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,199 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Upper Grimes Cr. Monazite Deposit  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boise

Elevation: 4,199 Feet (1,280 Meters)

Primary Mineral: REE

Lat, Long: 43.92556, -115.87639

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Upper Grimes Cr. Monazite Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Upper Grimes Cr. Monazite Deposit
Secondary: Dessie D
Secondary: Star
Secondary: Morning
Secondary: And Midnight Claims


Commodity

Primary: REE
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boise
District: Centerville District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: S. K. Anderson
Home Office: Boise, Id.
Years: 1953 -

Owner Name: S. K. Anderson
Home Office: Boise, Id.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Monazite


Comments

Comment (Development): PROPERTY WAS ORIGINALLY WORKED FOR GOLD AND LATER CONSIDERED FOR MONAZITE POTENTIAL

Comment (Workings): VALLEY WAS DREDGED FOR GOLD AND LATER TESTED BUT NOT DREDGED FOR MONAZITE


References

Reference (Deposit): COMMODITY FILES, USGS, SPOKANE, WA


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