New Meadows Manganese Deposit

The New Meadows Manganese Deposit is a manganese mine located in Adams county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,400 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: New Meadows Manganese Deposit  

State:  Idaho

County:  Adams

Elevation: 4,400 Feet (1,341 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 44.9206, -116.32000

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Satelite image of the New Meadows Manganese Deposit

New Meadows Manganese Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: New Meadows Manganese Deposit
Secondary: Fife Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Idaho
County: Adams
District: New Meadows Area


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Boise-Payette Lumber Co.
Home Office: Boise, Id.
Years: 1950 -

Owner Name: G. H. Fife
Home Office: Spokane, Wa.


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Blue Bunch Ridge


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL SHALLOW PITS HAVE BEEN DUG IN THE AREA.


References

Reference (Deposit): COMMODITY FILES, U.S.G.S., SPOKANE, WA


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