Holmadge Prospect

The Holmadge Prospect is a gold mine located in Idaho county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,299 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: Holmadge Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Idaho

Elevation: 6,299 Feet (1,920 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 45.4744, -116.05920

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Holmadge Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Holmadge Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Idaho
District: Florence 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: Nez Perce National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Holmadge, August


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Location): Few Ft. N Of Nut Basin - Florence Road.


References

Reference (Deposit): V.E. Mitchell, Et. Al; Mines And Prospects Map Series, 1981, Grangeville Quad, Location No. 236

Reference (Deposit): Reed, John C., 1939, Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Florence Mining District, Idaho County, Idaho: Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Pamph: 46, 44 P


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