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.
Elevation: 4,400 Feet (1,341 Meters)
Lat, Long: 47.0295, -116.51850
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Mountain Gulch Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Mountain Gulch Prospect
District: Hoodoo District
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)
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Hoodoo Mountains - Clearwater Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Location): NEAR HEAD OF MOUNTAIN GULCH
Comment (Workings): 3 ADITS, 2 LARGE DUMPS
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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