The Pasadena Prospect is a gold mine located in Idaho county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,000 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.
Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 45.7528, -115.30830
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Pasadena Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Pasadena Prospect
District: Elk City District
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: Nez Perce National Forest
Owner Name: E. W. Condit, Glen Lamb
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Clearwater Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Location): Just Sw Of The Hercules
Comment (Development): 5 Claims
Reference (Deposit): Shenon, P. J., And Reed, J. C., 1934, Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Elk City, Orogrande, Buffalo Hump, And Tenmile Districts, Idaho County, Idaho: USGS Circ. 9, 89 P.
Reference (Deposit): Lorain, S. H., 1938, Gold Mining And Milling In Idaho County: USBM Inf. Circ. 7039, 90 P.
Reference (Deposit): Shenon, P. J., And Reed, J. C., 1934, Geology Of The Elk City Mining District, Idaho: Am. Inst. Mining And Metall. Engineers Tech. Pub. 562, 22 P.
Reference (Deposit): 1934 Recon P. J. Shenon And J. C. Reed, Circ. 9
Reference (Deposit): 1938 Recon USBM Inf. Circ. 7039
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