Grover, Grover, and Terry Phosphate Deposit

The Grover, Grover, and Terry Phosphate Deposit is a phosphorus-phosphates mine located in Madison county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,001 feet.

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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: Grover, Grover, and Terry Phosphate Deposit  

State:  Idaho

County:  Madison

Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Phosphorus-Phosphates

Lat, Long: 43.6536, -111.45280

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Grover, Grover, and Terry Phosphate Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Grover, Grover, and Terry Phosphate Deposit


Commodity

Primary: Phosphorus-Phosphates
Tertiary: Petroleum (Oil)


Location

State: Idaho
County: Madison
District: Rexburg Area


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: Targhee National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Grover, Grover, And Terry ( 1966 )


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Discovery Year: 1917
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Snake River Plain
Physiographic Detail: Snake River Range


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Shale
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Permian

Name: Shale
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 25 CHANNEL SAMPLES IN MEADE PEAK PHOSPHATIC SHALE GAVE TRACES OIL, THE HIGHEST YIELD BEING 0.6 GAL/TON


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Development): Lease Covered 981 Acres ( 1966 )

Comment (Workings): 2 Bulldozer Cuts And 1 Adit Which Was Driven In 1917 In Phosphatic Shale Mistaken To Be Coal

Comment (Location): Deposit Also In Section 25 , T 4 N, R 42 E; Lease From Marlow Creek To SE End Of Argument Ridge


References

Reference (Deposit): U.S. Bureau Of Mines Open-File Report MLA 19-91, 1992, Sample Nos. 1 And 2, P. 9; Appendix A, P. 17; Appendix B, P. 20.

Reference (Deposit): Service, A. L., 1966 , An Evaluation Of The Western Phosphate Industry And Its Resources: USBM Rept. Inv. 6801 , 201 P.

Reference (Deposit): Staatz, M. H., And Albee, H. F., 1966 , Geology Of The Garns Mountain Quadrangle, Bonneville, Madison, And Teton Counties, Idaho: USGS Bulletin 1205 , 122 P.

Reference (Deposit): 1966 Geolmap M. H. Staatz And H. F. Albee, Bulletin 1205

Reference (Deposit): 1966 Recon USBM Rept. Inv. 6801


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