Betty Jane Claim Occurrence

The Betty Jane Claim Occurrence is a copper mine located in Idaho county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,201 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: Betty Jane Claim Occurrence  

State:  Idaho

County:  Idaho

Elevation: 7,201 Feet (2,195 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 45.2125, -115.21310

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Betty Jane Claim Occurrence MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Betty Jane Claim Occurrence


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Idaho
District: Ramey Ridge 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

Type: Surface


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1925
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

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Syenite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Syenite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Syenite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: TRACE AG


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): A Top Eightyeight Ridge; About 1.5 Mi E Of Ramey Ridge Land Status Value Calculated 7-94 Using GIS Overlay Analysis With USFS Land Ownership Boundaries, 1:126,720 Scale.


References

Reference (Deposit): Cater, F. W., And Others, 1973, Mineral Resources Of The Idaho Primitive Area And Vicinity, Idaho: USGS Bulletin 1304, 431 P

Reference (Deposit): Mines And Prospects Of The Elk City Quad., IBMG Mines And Prospects Map Series, V.E. Mitchell, Et Al.


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