The Galena Central Prospect is a zinc and lead mine located in Valley county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,500 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.
Elevation: 7,500 Feet (2,286 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Zinc, Lead
Lat, Long: 45.03194, -115.39417
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Galena Central Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Galena Central Prospect
Secondary: Profile-Tamarack Mines Prospect
District: Profile District
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.
Owner Name: Profile-Tamarack Mines Co.
Home Office: George Webber, President Portland, Or.
Years: 1943 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1924
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Comment (Development): OWNERS APPLIED FOR R.F.C. LOAN IN 1943
Reference (Deposit): COMMODITY FILES, USGS, SPOKANE WA
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