Hope Claims Prospect

The Hope Claims Prospect is a antimony mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,001 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: Hope Claims Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Elmore

Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Antimony

Lat, Long: 43.8681, -115.35780

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Hope Claims Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hope Claims Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Antimony


Location

State: Idaho
County: Elmore
District: Swanholm 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: Boise National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Oscar Svennson


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
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: Sawtooth Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Plutonic Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic

Name: Plutonic Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ANALYSIS OF A 2.1 FT. WIDTH OF ALTERED COUNTRY ROCK SHOWS 0.3% SB
Analytical Data: VEIN SAMPLE SHOWS 7.5% SB


Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): About 1.5 Mi. Nw Of The Hermada Deposit

Comment (Development): 9 Claims

Comment (Workings): Pits And Trenches Explore Veins On Several Claims


References

Reference (Deposit): Popoff, C. C., 1953, Hermada Antimony Deposit, Elmore County, Idaho: USBM Rept. Inv. 4950, 21 P

Reference (Deposit): 1953 Other USBM Rept. Inv. 495


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