Campbell Magnetite Deposit Prospect

The Campbell Magnetite Deposit Prospect is a iron mine located in Washington county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,499 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: Campbell Magnetite Deposit Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Washington

Elevation: 5,499 Feet (1,676 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Iron

Lat, Long: 44.55757, -117.01581

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Campbell Magnetite Deposit Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Campbell Magnetite Deposit Prospect
Secondary: Barton
Secondary: W.J. Bryan
Secondary: Siegwein Claims
Secondary: Campbell Deposit
Secondary: Last Chance


Commodity

Primary: Iron
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Washington
District: Iron Mountain 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

Type: Patented


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Campbell, J. W. And Barton, Clifton
Years: 1943 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Surface
Discovery Year: 1897
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral Not In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Physiographic Detail: Cuddy Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: PODS AND STRINGERS


Structure

Type: R
Description: High-Angle Faulting And Westward Tilting Of The Fault Blocks.


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Leaching Of Sulfides Gives Limonite - Filled Cavities


Rocks

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

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: MAGNETITE ORE CONTAINS 58% FE. ASSAY VALUE AVG 6 % CU, 6 OZ AG/TON, SAMPLED OVER A 12 - FT WIDTH FROM THE BARTON


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Magnetite
Ore: Hematite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: LATE 1890'S

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: 33 MI BY POOR ROAD TO UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD IN WEISER, IDAHO.

Comment (Location): ON A SPUR BETWEEN FOURTH OF JULY CR AND A TRIBUTARY OF BARTON CR

Comment (Commodity): ORE BENEFICIATED BY WET AND DRY MAGNETIC METHODS

Comment (Deposit): 2 ORE BODIES, THE SOUTH AND NORTH

Comment (Workings): A FEW SHORT ADITS ARE EXTENT OF WORKINGS.

Comment (Geology): MARBLE IS UNDERLAIN BY GREENSTONE.


References

Reference (Deposit): 1947 RECON MACKIN, J.H., OPEN-FILE REPT.

Reference (Deposit): 1953 GEOLMAP MACKIN, J.H., BULL. 982-E

Reference (Deposit): 1964 COMPILE IDAHO BUR MINES AND GEOLOGY SPEC REPT NO 1

Reference (Deposit): ASHER, R. R., 1964, MINERAL RESOURCES - IRON: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY SPECIAL REPORT NO. 1, P. 104 - 111.

Reference (Deposit): MACKIN, J. H., 1953, IRON - ORE DEPOSITS OF THE IRON MTN. DIST., U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL. 982 - E, P. 53 - 73

Reference (Deposit): BELL, R. N., 1918, NINETEENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINING INDUSTRY OF IDAHO FOR THE YEAR 1917, P. 98.

Reference (Deposit): MACKIN, J.H., 1947 , IRON ORE DEPOSITS OF THE IRON MOUNTAIN DISTRICT, WASHINGTON COUNTY, IDAHO: USGS OPEN-FILE REPT., 23 P.

Reference (Deposit): 5) SHANNON, E. V., 1926 , MINERALS OF IDAHO: US NATIONAL MUSEUM BULL. 131 , P. 196 .

Reference (Deposit): 1918 COMPILE 19TH ANN. REPT. MINING INDUSTRY

Reference (Deposit): 1926 COMPILE US NATL MUS BULL 131


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