The Idaho Manganese Mining Company Mine is a manganese mine located in Franklin county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,299 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: 5,299 Feet (1,615 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Manganese
Lat, Long: 42.34417, -111.69861
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Idaho Manganese Mining Company Mine MRDS details
Primary: Idaho Manganese Mining Company Mine
Secondary: Cleveland Mine
Secondary: Mc Gregor Ranch Deposit
District: Cleveland Area
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: Mc Gregor, W. C.
Years: 1928 -
Owner Name: Idaho Manganese Co. ( 1928 )
Time Period: 1925 - 1927
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^Ave. 45 % Mno2 By Weight, Tenor Of Ore Ranged 21.22 - 57.12 % Mn
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1925
Discovery Year: 1922
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Bear River Range
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: IRREGULAR, LENS
Description: Numerous Minor Faults
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Fe Staining
Name: Clay, Mud
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pleistocene
Name: Clay, Mud
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pleistocene
Analytical Data: ORE RANGES FROM 37 % - 47 % MN
Comment (Reserve-Resource): ESTIMATE ABOVE FOR LOWEST ZONE, TOTALS ABOUT 3000 TONS ORE / ACRE
Comment (Location): LOCATION APPROXIMATE, PLOTTED FROM HEWETT AND OTHERS ( 1963 ) VINCENT ( 1952 ), AND BRIGHT ( 1960 ) ; HEWETT ( 1928 ) PLACES THIS DEPOSIT IN T 11 S, R 40 E
Comment (Development): ECON.COM: BRIGHT ( 1960 ) BELIEVES ORE PROBABLY DEPLETED AND NOT WORTHY OF MORE DEVELOPMENT
Comment (Deposit): USBM ( 1952 ) CALLS MN A REPLACEMENT DEPOSIT
Comment (Workings): CONSISTS OF 3 TUNNELS, 1500 FT DIAMOND DRILL HOLES
Reference (Deposit): HEWETT, C. F., 1928 , A MANGANESE DEPOSIT OF PLEISTOCENE AGE IN BANNOCK COUNTY, IDAHO, IN CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMIC GEOLOGY 1927 : USGS BULL. 795 - H, P. 211 - 221
Reference (Deposit): HEWETT, D. F., AND OTHERS, 1963 , DEPOSITS OF THE MANGANESE OXIDES, SUPPLEMENT: ECON. GEOL., V. 58 , NO. 1 , P. 1 - 51
Reference (Deposit): VINCENT, K. C., AND HOLMES, D. T., 1952 , CONCENTRATION OF OXIDE MANGANESE ORES FROM THE VICINITY OF CLEVELAND, BANNOCK COUNTY, IDAHO: USBM REPT. INV. 4884 , 14 P.
Reference (Deposit): BRIGHT, R. C., 1960 , GEOLOGY OF THE CLEVELAND AREA, SOUTHEASTERN IDAHO: SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, UNIV. OF UTAH, M. S. THESIS, 262 P.
Reference (Deposit): 1928 RECON C. F. HEWETT, BULL. 795 - H
Reference (Deposit): 1952 OTHER USBM REPT. INV. 4884
Reference (Production): BRIGHT, R. C., 1960 , UNIV. OF UTAH, M. S. THESIS, P. 200
Reference (Reserve-Resource): HEWETT, D. F., 1928 , USGS BULL. 795 - H, P. 218
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