Bruce Berringer Prospect

The Bruce Berringer Prospect is a mine located in Boundary county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,400 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: Bruce Berringer Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boundary

Elevation: 5,400 Feet (1,646 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.98194, -116.39167

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Bruce Berringer Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bruce Berringer Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Uranium
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Thorium


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boundary
District: Moyie - Yaak District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Purcell Range


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ESTIMATED 1% THORIUM


Materials

Ore: Copper
Gangue: Pyrrhotite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): GOOD POSSIBILITY FOR HIGH GRADE THORIUM

Comment (Location): W. SIDE HALL MOUNTAIN

Comment (Development): 5 CLAIMS

Comment (Deposit): STRIKE VARIES FROM N 10 DEG E - N 10 DEG W

Comment (Workings): 3 SMALL PROSPECT PITS


References

Reference (Deposit): POWERS, HAROLD A., 1955, BRUCE BERRINGER PROPERTY: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY OPEN - FILE REPORT

Reference (Deposit): 1955 RECON IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. OF REPT.

Reference (Deposit): 1960 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. PAMPHLET 122


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