Manganese Deposit

The Manganese Deposit is a mine located in Bear Lake county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,401 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: Manganese Deposit  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bear Lake

Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 42.17417, -111.43472

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Manganese Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Manganese Deposit


Commodity

Tertiary: Manganese


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bear Lake
District: Bloomington Area


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Myron Welker


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Wasatch Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: POCKET


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Conglomerate
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Eocene

Name: Conglomerate
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Eocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): MANSFIELD, G. R., 1927 , GEOGRAPHY, GEOLOGY, AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF PART OF SOUTHEASTERN IDAHO: USGS PROF. PAPER 152 , P. 349

Reference (Deposit): PRINZ, W. C., 1964 , MINERAL RESOURCES - MANGANESE, IN MINERAL AND WATER RESOURCES OF IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY SPEC. REPT. NO. 1 , P. 116 - 119

Reference (Deposit): 1927 RECON G. R. MANSFIELD, PROF. PAPER 152

Reference (Deposit): 1964 COMPILE IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY SPEC. REPT. NO. 1


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