The Belleville Prospect is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,199 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.
Elevation: 4,199 Feet (1,280 Meters)
Lat, Long: 47.9044, -116.46330
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Belleville Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Belleville Prospect
Secondary: Bellville Prospect
District: Lakeview 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: Kaniksu National Forest
Owner Name: C. Wiberg
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: Coeur D'Alene Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Cascade Fault To The E; Packsaddle Fault To The W.
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Development): 8 UNPATENTED CLAIMS
Reference (Deposit): KUN, P., 1974 , GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE LAKEVIEW MINING DISTRICT, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 156 , 47 P.
Reference (Deposit): HANSEN, O. T., 1966 , 66TH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINING INDUSTRY OF IDAHO FOR 1966 , P. 83
Reference (Deposit): 1966 COMPILE IDAHO STATE MINE INSPECTOR'S REPT.
Reference (Deposit): 1974 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. PAMPHLET 156
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