Bull Moose Placer

The Bull Moose Placer is a gold mine located in Clearwater county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,199 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: Bull Moose Placer  

State:  Idaho

County:  Clearwater

Elevation: 4,199 Feet (1,280 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.78806, -115.12000

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Bull Moose Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bull Moose Placer


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Aluminum


Location

State: Idaho
County: Clearwater
District: Moose City 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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Bull Moose Mines, Inc.

Owner Name: Bolin, Dr. Robert


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
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: Bitterroot Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

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Comments

Comment (Development): 3 CLAIMS IN ADDITION TO PLACER CLAIMS


References

Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1975, ACTIVITY OF IDAHO MINING PROPERTIES, 1974, USBM, BOISE, IDAHO, 61 P.

Reference (Deposit): HANSEN, O. T., 1971, 68TH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINING INDUSTRY OF IDAHO FOR 1969 - 1970, P. 122.

Reference (Deposit): SPOKANE CHRONICLE, DEC. 1, 1969

Reference (Deposit): 1971 COMPILE IDAHO MINE INSPECTOR'S REPORT FOR 1969 - 70

Reference (Deposit): 1975 COMPILE U.S. BUREAU OF MINES 1974 ACTIVITY OF IDAHO MINING PROPERTIES LIST


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