The Pioneer Group Prospect is a antimony mine located in Valley county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,201 feet.
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Elevation: 6,201 Feet (1,890 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Antimony
Lat, Long: 44.9178, -115.47170
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Pioneer Group Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Pioneer Group Prospect
Secondary: Syringa Associates Prospect
District: Yellow Pine District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Administrative Organization: Boise National Forest
Owner Name: Syringa Associates
Years: 1952 -
Owner Name: Guy Herbert, Jr., Syringa Associates Mining Engineer
Years: 1952 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): PROSPECT IS LOCATED BETWEEN 6000 FT AND 6500 FT ON THE SLOPE E OF THE JOHNSON CR AIRPORT
Comment (Development): D.M.E.A. DOCKET NO. 2572 (ANTIMONY AND TUNGSTEN) 1952
Comment (Deposit): FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE D.M.E.A. DOCKET NO. 2572 (1952)
Reference (Deposit): COMMODITY FILES, U.S.G.S., SPOKANE WA
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