Hennessey Prospect

The Hennessey Prospect is a mine located in Valley county, Idaho at an elevation of 8,199 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: Hennessey Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Valley

Elevation: 8,199 Feet (2,499 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 44.9128, -115.29310

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Hennessey Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hennessey Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Antimony
Tertiary: Mercury


Location

State: Idaho
County: Valley
District: Yellow Pine 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.
Administrative Organization: Payette National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Idaho Minerals Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Salmon River Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: BEDDED


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Cinnabar
Ore: Stibnite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): 2 VEINS - LARGER N 45 DEG W, 50 DEG NE CONTAINS CINNABAR; SMALLER VEIN N-S CONTAINS STIBNITE


References

Reference (Deposit): 1975 COMPILE IDAHO DEPT. LABOR ANN. REPT. ADDENDU

Reference (Deposit): LIVINGSTON, D. C., 1919, TUNGSTEN, CINNABAR, MANGANESE, MOLYBDENUM, AND TIN DEPOSITS OF IDAHO: UNIV. OF IDAHO SCHOOL OF MINES BULL. 2, V. 14, 72 P.

Reference (Deposit): IDAHO DEPT. OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL SERVICES, 1975, FIRST ANNUAL REPORT, ADDENDUM, 95 P.


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