Lindquist Prospect

The Lindquist Prospect is a mica mine located in Latah county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,101 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: Lindquist Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Latah

Elevation: 4,101 Feet (1,250 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Mica

Lat, Long: 46.8964, -116.56610

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Lindquist Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lindquist Prospect
Secondary: Munro Mill
Secondary: Avon
Secondary: Monroe


Commodity

Primary: Mica
Tertiary: Beryllium


Location

State: Idaho
County: Latah
District: Avon Mica 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: Clearwater National Forest (Palouse RD of St. Joe National Forest)


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Rauch Lumber Co., Inc

Owner Name: E. R. Lindquist


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1923
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


Structure

Type: L
Description: Foliation In Schist Parallel To Pegmatite Contacts


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

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

Analytical Data: ONE PEGMATITE SAMPLE CONTAINED 0.015% BEO


Materials

Gangue: Garnet
Gangue: Apatite
Gangue: Vivianite
Gangue: Strengite


Comments

Comment (Location): NEAR HEAD OF E FK BIG BEAR CREEK

Comment (Deposit): PEGMATITE IN S CUT STRIKES N 10 DEG E, DIPS 40 TO 60 DEG W


References

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

Reference (Deposit): PATTEE, E. C., AND OTHERS, 1968, BERYLLIUM RESOURCES OF IDAHO, WASHINGTON, MONTANA, AND OREGON: US BUR MINES REPT. INV. 7148, P. 25, 53.

Reference (Deposit): REED, G. C., 1946, EXPLORATION OF THE AVON MICA DISTRICT, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO: US BUR MINES REPT. INV. 3898, P. 18 - 19.

Reference (Deposit): 1943 DIREXPL US BUR MINES, REPT. INV. 3898

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

Reference (Deposit): 1958 RECON US BUR MINES, REPT. INV. 7148

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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