Burnt Rock Prospect

The Burnt Rock Prospect is a manganese mine located in Adams county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,000 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: Burnt Rock Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Adams

Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 44.8778, -116.31920

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Burnt Rock Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Burnt Rock Prospect
Secondary: Orville Manley


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Idaho
County: Adams
District: Tamarack Area


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Administrative Organization: Payette National Forest


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Ed Holbrook, Tamarack, Id.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Surface
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Salmon River Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Miocene

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 73% MNO2, LOW IN FE, HIGH IN SIO2 . SOME SAMPLING, SPECTROGRAPHIC ANALYSIS FOR NI.


Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Development): Property Consists Of 4 Unpatented Lode Claims.

Comment (Workings): Several Cross - Cuts In Ore Trying To Outline Some Depth.


References

Reference (Deposit): STALEY, W. W., 1955, BURNTROCK PROSPECT: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY OPEN - FILE REPORT, 2 P

Reference (Deposit): 1955 RECON IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, OPEN - FILE REPORT

Reference (Deposit): MINES AND PROSPECTS OF THE BAKER QUADRANGLE, IDAHO; IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY.


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