The Jansen Iron Prospect is a iron mine located in Spokane county, Washington at an elevation of 2,260 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 2,260 Feet (689 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Iron
Lat, Long: 48.0256, -117.47000
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Jansen Iron Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Jansen Iron Prospect
Land ownership: Unknown
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.
Owner Name: Martin Abbott; Rt 2, Clayton, Wn.
Home Office: Washington
Info Year: 1956
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): NO ORE BODY IN PLACE. OF NO COMMERCIAL VALUE. DEPOSIT CONSISTS OF REMNANTS OF GLACIAL DEBRIS MIXED WITH SOIL.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES FILES (WFOC).
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