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.
Elevation: 4,400 Feet (1,341 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Manganese
Lat, Long: 44.9206, -116.32000
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New Meadows Manganese Deposit MRDS details
Primary: New Meadows Manganese Deposit
Secondary: Fife Prospect
District: New Meadows Area
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.
Owner Name: Boise-Payette Lumber Co.
Home Office: Boise, Id.
Years: 1950 -
Owner Name: G. H. Fife
Home Office: Spokane, Wa.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Blue Bunch Ridge
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Workings): SEVERAL SHALLOW PITS HAVE BEEN DUG IN THE AREA.
Reference (Deposit): COMMODITY FILES, U.S.G.S., SPOKANE, WA
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