Idaho Manganese Mining Company Mine

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.

Mine Info

Name: Idaho Manganese Mining Company Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Franklin

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

Site Name

Primary: Idaho Manganese Mining Company Mine
Secondary: Cleveland Mine
Secondary: Mc Gregor Ranch Deposit


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Idaho
County: Franklin
District: Cleveland 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

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Mc Gregor, W. C.
Years: 1928 -

Owner Name: Idaho Manganese Co. ( 1928 )


Production

Year: 1927
Time Period: 1925 - 1927
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^Ave. 45 % Mno2 By Weight, Tenor Of Ore Ranged 21.22 - 57.12 % Mn


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1925
Discovery Year: 1922
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Bear River Range


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR, LENS


Structure

Type: L
Description: Numerous Minor Faults


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Fe Staining


Rocks

Name: Clay, Mud
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pleistocene

Name: Clay, Mud
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pleistocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ORE RANGES FROM 37 % - 47 % MN


Materials

Ore: Wad
Ore: Psilomelane
Ore: Pyrolusite
Gangue: Limonite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

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


References

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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