Wonder Insulation Building Stone Quarry

The Wonder Insulation Building Stone Quarry is a silica mine located in Bannock county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,098 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: Wonder Insulation Building Stone Quarry  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bannock

Elevation: 5,098 Feet (1,554 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silica

Lat, Long: 42.7089, -112.00890

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Wonder Insulation Building Stone Quarry MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Wonder Insulation Building Stone Quarry


Primary: Silica
Tertiary: Aluminum


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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Owner Name: Harrison, W. C.
Home Office: Bountiful, UT


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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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Analytical Data

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Comment (Location): .75 Mi S Of Caribou-Bannock Co Line On E Side Of 3on

Comment (Location): About 1 Mi Above Mouth Of Golway Gulch ; Info From Land.St :(1978)


Reference (Deposit): Dotson, J. C., 1957, Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Open - File Report, 2 P

Reference (Deposit): 1957 Recon Id. Bureau Of Mines & Geol. Open - File Rept

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

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