The Kerr Mcgee Vanadium Plant is a vanadium mine located in Caribou county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,761 feet.
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Elevation: 5,761 Feet (1,756 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Vanadium
Lat, Long: 42.6561, -111.59830
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Kerr Mcgee Vanadium Plant MRDS details
Primary: Kerr Mcgee Vanadium Plant
Land ownership: Private
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Processing Plant
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): 69TH ANNUAL REPORT OF IDAHO MINE INSPECTOR 1971
Reference (Deposit): EMPLOYMENT- PLANT=52 1972
Reference (Deposit): THIS PLANT UTILIZES SLAG FROM MONSANTOS ELEMENTAL P PLANT A
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