Kingsley Prospect

The Kingsley Prospect is a mine located in Boise 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: Kingsley Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boise

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

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 44.0164, -115.81580

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Kingsley Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Kingsley Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Silica
Tertiary: Feldspar
Tertiary: Mica


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boise
District: Grimes Pass 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: Boise National Forest


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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: Sawtooth Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

Ore: Feldspar
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): 3 MI E. OF GRIMES PASS

Comment (Commodity): NOT OF CERAMIC GRADE


References

Reference (Deposit): MINDBRAS, 1975, IDAHO INDUSTRIAL MINERALS: MINDBRAS, P. 16-17.

Reference (Deposit): 1956 OTHER USBM INF. CIRC. 7752

Reference (Deposit): 1964 COMPILE IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY SPEC. REPT. 1

Reference (Deposit): LESURE, F. G., 1964, MINERAL RESOURCES - MICA AND ASSOCIATED PEGMATITE MINERALS, IN MINERAL AND WATER RESOURCES OF IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY SPEC. REPT. NO. 1, P. 123 - 133.

Reference (Deposit): KELLY, H. J., STRANDBERG, K. G., AND MUELLER, J. I., 1956, CERAMIC INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT AND RAW-MATERIAL RESOURCES OF OREGON, WASHINGTON, IDAHO, AND MONTANA: US BUREAU OF MINES INF. CIRC. 7752, 77 P.


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