The Glowing Rock Prospect is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,799 feet.
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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: 2,799 Feet (853 Meters)
Lat, Long: 48.0572, -116.54280
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Glowing Rock Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Glowing Rock Prospect
District: Pend Oreille District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Administrative Organization: Kaniksu National Forest
Owner Name: Don Samuelson, Les Gissel
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Coeur D'Alene Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Analytical Data: ESTIMATED SOME OUTCROPS .7 TO 10% WO3 SOME FLOAT ESTIMATED .2% WO3. 1 SCHEELITE SAMPLE HAD 0.8 % WO3 , 1 SULFIDE SAMPLE HAD 0.4 % WO3
Comment (Development): 5 CLAIMS
Comment (Location): NEAR OLD "M. B." MINE
Comment (Workings): 1 LONG TUNNEL 1500? FT LONG, 1 SHORT TUNNEL 200? FT LONG; SEVERAL NEWER PITS AND TUNNELS
Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE, C. N., 1967, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF BONNER COUNTY: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY COUNTY REPORT, NO. 6, 131 P.
Reference (Deposit): POWERS, HAROLD A., 1956, GLOWING ROCK: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY OPEN - FILE REPORT.
Reference (Deposit): 1956 RECON IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. O. F. REPT.
Reference (Deposit): 1967 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. CO. REPT. 6
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