Inman Creek Copper Prospect

The Inman Creek Copper Prospect is a copper mine located in Bannock county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,899 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: Inman Creek Copper Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bannock

Elevation: 5,899 Feet (1,798 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 42.8442, -112.17000

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Inman Creek Copper Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Inman Creek Copper Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bannock
District: Inkom Area


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: Caribou National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Ordovician

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Ordovician


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): Most Of "So-Called" Copper Stain Is Probably A Chlorite Of Iron, With Very Little Evidence Of Copper Mineralization.

Comment (Workings): Open Cut Approx. 30 Ft. High.


References

Reference (Deposit): IBMG MINES AND PROSPECTS OF THE POCATELLO QUAD., 1982, V.E. MITCHELL, ET AL.

Reference (Deposit): HUBBARD, C. R., 1956, INMAN CREEK COPPER PROSPECT: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY OPEN FILE REPORT

Reference (Deposit): 1956 RECON ID. BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. OPEN FILE REPT


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