Mountain Gulch Prospect

The Mountain Gulch Prospect is a mine located in Latah county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,400 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: Mountain Gulch Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Latah

Elevation: 4,400 Feet (1,341 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 47.0295, -116.51850

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Mountain Gulch Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Mountain Gulch Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Latah
District: Hoodoo 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

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
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: Hoodoo Mountains - Clearwater Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

Name: Quartzite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Siderite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): NEAR HEAD OF MOUNTAIN GULCH

Comment (Workings): 3 ADITS, 2 LARGE DUMPS


References

Reference (Deposit): MC NEILL, A., 1920 , GEOLOGY OF THE HOODOO MINING DISTRICT, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO: MOSCOW, UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, MS THESIS, 98 P


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