Four V Prospect

The Four V Prospect is a mine located in Washington county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,751 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: Four V Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Washington

Elevation: 4,751 Feet (1,448 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 44.7572, -116.81190

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Four V Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Four V Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Washington
District: Cuddy Mountain District


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: Roy Van Fossan
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Box 1 Cambridge, Idaho
Info Year: 1992


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Physiographic Detail: Cuddy Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENS


Structure

Type: L
Description: Domes And Faults


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Andesite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAYS SHOW UP TO 300 OZ. AG.


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Epidote
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): 1962 RECON I.B.M.G. OPEN-FILE REPORT

Reference (Deposit): STALEY, W. W., 1962, FOUR V: IDAHO BUR. OF MINES AND GEOLOGY OPEN-FILE REPORT.

Reference (Deposit): 1925 RECON I.B.M.G. PAMPHLET 13

Reference (Deposit): LIVINGSTON, D. C., 1925, RECON. OF THE MINERAL AND CUDDY MOUNTAIN DISTRICTS, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 13, 24 P.

Reference (Deposit): NEARBY IXL HAD MAPPING BY AGATIN ABBOTT.


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