Rose Marie Prospect

The Rose Marie Prospect is a chromium mine located in Adams county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,800 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: Rose Marie Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Adams

Elevation: 4,800 Feet (1,463 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Chromium

Lat, Long: 44.9056, -116.31720

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Rose Marie Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Rose Marie Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Chromium


Location

State: Idaho
County: Adams
District: Meadows 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: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: PODS


Structure

Type: L
Description: Brecciation


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Albitization


Rocks

Name: Peridotite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chromite


Comments

Comment (Location): Near Boundary Of Secs. 10 And 15


References

Reference (Deposit): MINES AND PROSPECTS OF THE BAKER QUADRANGLE, IBMG. MINES AND PROSPECTS MAP SERIES, VE MITCHELL, ET AL.

Reference (Deposit): THAYER, T. P., AND BROWN, C. E., 1964 , PRE-TERTIARY OROGENIC AND PLUTONIC INTRUSIVE ACTIVITY IN CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST OREGON: GEOL. SOC. AMERICA BULL., V. 75 , NO. 12 , P. 1255 - 1262


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