Prosperity Group

The Prosperity Group is a tungsten mine located in Latah county, Idaho.

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: Prosperity Group  

State:  Idaho

County:  Latah

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 46.9936, -116.79190

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Prosperity Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Prosperity Group
Secondary: Lavigne and Maher Tungsten Property


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Idaho
County: Latah
District: Blackfoot 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.
Administrative Organization: Clearwater National Forest (Palouse RD of St. Joe National Forest)


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Mr. Lavigne And Mr. Maher
Years: 1952 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Walla Walla Plateau
Physiographic Detail: Gold Hill


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Wolframite
Ore: Scheelite


Comments

Comment (Location): .5 MI N60W OF THE LOST WHEELBARROW MINE

Comment (Development): A SHAFT IS LOCATED ON PROSPERITY NO. 2 CLAIM, TWO BULLDOZER TRENCHES HAVE BEEN MADE EAST OF THE SHAFT (1952)


References

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


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