Hot Spot Property

The Hot Spot Property is a manganese mine located in Franklin county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,299 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: Hot Spot Property  

State:  Idaho

County:  Franklin

Elevation: 5,299 Feet (1,615 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 42.325, -111.72610

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Hot Spot Property MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hot Spot Property


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

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Replacement
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pleistocene

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pleistocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1 ORE SAMPLE ASSAYED 26 % MN


Materials

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


Comments

Comment (Location): Location Very Approximate


References

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): 1952 OTHER USBM REPT. INV. 488

Reference (Deposit): V.E. MITCHELL, ET. AL; MINES AND PROSPECTS MAP SERIES, 1981, PRESTON QUAD, LOCATION NO. 169


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