Maxine No. 2 Mine

The Maxine No. 2 Mine is a mica mine located in Latah county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,681 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: Maxine No. 2 Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Latah

Elevation: 3,681 Feet (1,122 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Mica

Lat, Long: 46.8744, -116.58280

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Maxine No. 2 Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Maxine No. 2 Mine


Commodity

Primary: Mica
Tertiary: Beryllium


Location

State: Idaho
County: Latah
District: Avon Mica District


Land Status

Land ownership: State
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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: L. C. Rowland


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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: Clearwater Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENTICULAR, PODS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Mica
Ore: Beryl


Comments

Comment (Location): WITHIN 150 FT OF CORNER COMMON TO SECS. 21, 22, 27, AND 28


References

Reference (Deposit): STOLL, W. C. 1950, MICA AND BERYL PEGMATITES IN IDAHO AND MONTANA: USGS PROF. PAPER 229, 64 P.

Reference (Deposit): REED, G. C., 1946, EXPLORATION OF THE AVON MICA DISTRICT, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO: US BUR MINES REPT. INV. 3898, P. 20.

Reference (Deposit): 1943 RECON W. C. STOLL, PROF. PAPER 229

Reference (Deposit): 1944 DIREXPL US BUR MINES REPT. INV. 3898

Reference (Production): STOLL, W. C., 1950, USGS PROF. PAPER 229, 64 P. { REED, G. C., 1946, US BUR MINES REPT. INV. 3898, P. 6


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