Pioneer Group Prospect

The Pioneer Group Prospect is a antimony mine located in Valley county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,201 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: Pioneer Group Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Valley

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

Site Name

Primary: Pioneer Group Prospect
Secondary: Syringa Associates Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Antimony
Secondary: Tungsten


Location

State: Idaho
County: Valley
District: Yellow Pine 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

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Ownership

Owner Name: Syringa Associates
Years: 1952 -

Owner Name: Guy Herbert, Jr., Syringa Associates Mining Engineer
Years: 1952 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
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

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Stibnite
Ore: Scheelite


Comments

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)


References

Reference (Deposit): COMMODITY FILES, U.S.G.S., SPOKANE WA


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