Neney Prospect

The Neney Prospect is a gold mine located in Bannock county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,600 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: Neney Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bannock

Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 42.5742, -112.31420

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Neney Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Neney Prospect


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Uranium


State: Idaho
County: Bannock
District: Fort Hall 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.


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Type: Underground


Owner Name: D. S. Pyper And Others, Arco, Id.


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


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Mineral Deposit Model

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Name: Black Shale
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pleistocene

Name: Black Shale
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pleistocene

Analytical Data

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Gangue: Pyrite


Comment (Location): Nw End Of Garden Cr. Gap N Of Roadside Park In Pressler Pit

Comment (Development): 2 Lode Claims


Reference (Deposit): Dotson, J. C., 1957, Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Open - File Report

Reference (Deposit): 1957 Recon Idaho Bureau Of Mines & Geology Open File Rept

Reference (Deposit): IBMG Mines And Prospects Of The Pocatello Quad., 1982, V.E. Mitchell, Et Al.

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