Kouba Pegmatite Property

The Kouba Pegmatite Property is a niobium (columbium) mine located in Idaho county, Idaho.

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: Kouba Pegmatite Property  

State:  Idaho

County:  Idaho

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Niobium (Columbium)

Lat, Long: 46.50972, -114.81028

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Kouba Pegmatite Property MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Kouba Pegmatite Property


Commodity

Primary: Niobium (Columbium)
Tertiary: Feldspar


Location

State: Idaho
County: Idaho


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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: M. J. Kouba
Years: 1952 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Bitterroot Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Microcline


Comments

Comment (Development): D.M.E.A. DOCKET NO. 2520 (COLUMBIUM), PROPERTY CONSISTS OF 2 UNPATENTED CLAIMS, SPAR NO. 1 AND 2.

Comment (Location): PROPERTY IS ABOUT 400 YD UP HILL FROM THE LOCHSA RIVER ROAD, BUT EXACT LOCATION IS UNKNOWN.

Comment (Deposit): FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE D.M.E.A. DOCKET NO. 2520 ; INFO.SRC : 2 UNPUB REPT


References

Reference (Deposit): COMMODITY FILES, USGS, SPOKANE WA


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