Naples Prospect

The Naples Prospect is a uranium mine located in Boundary county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,100 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: Naples Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boundary

Elevation: 3,100 Feet (945 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Uranium

Lat, Long: 48.53921, -116.34500

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Naples Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Naples Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Uranium


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boundary
District: Moyie Yaak District


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

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1953
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Cabinet Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Fe - Oxides, Ferruginous Clay


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Pyrrhotite


Comments

Comment (Production): No Production (Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology)


References

Reference (Deposit): Cook, Earl Ferguson, 1955, Prospecting For Uranium, Thorium, And Tungsten In Idaho: Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Pamphlet, No. 102, 53 P.

Reference (Deposit): Weis, Paul L., Armstrong, Frank C., And Rosenblum, Samuel, 1958, Reconnaissance For Radioactive Minerals In Washington, Idaho, And Western Montana, 1952 - 1955: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1074 - B, 48 P.

Reference (Deposit): 1953 Recon F. C. Armstrong Bulletin 1074 - B

Reference (Deposit): 1955 Other Idaho Bureau Of Mines & Geol. Pamphlet 102


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