Glowing Rock Prospect

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.

Mine Info

Name: Glowing Rock Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,799 Feet (853 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.0572, -116.54280

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Glowing Rock Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Glowing Rock Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Pend Oreille District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Administrative Organization: Kaniksu National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Don Samuelson, Les Gissel


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: Coeur D'Alene Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Brecciation


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 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


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

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


References

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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