The Green Mountain Deposits is a phosphorus-phosphates mine located in Caribou county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,402 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: 7,402 Feet (2,256 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Phosphorus-Phosphates
Lat, Long: 42.6214, -111.22780
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Green Mountain Deposits MRDS details
Primary: Green Mountain Deposits
Secondary: West Limb Georgetown Syncline
Secondary: Area A, 12, Stewart Flat
Secondary: Dry Ridge, Units 3,4
Secondary: Area A, 1, 2, 3, Snowdrift Mtn.
District: Crow Creek District
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: Caribou National Forest
Type: Federal Lease
Owner Name: International Minerals And Chemical Corp.
Info Year: 1975
Owner Name: U.S. Forest Service
Info Year: 1975
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): ADDITIONAL 7.5MIN. MAP NEEDED IS STEWART FLAT. BEDS ARE OVERTURNED TO THE WEST. DIPS ARE VERTICAL OR NEARLY LEACHING OF CALCIUM RESULTS IN GREATER P2O5 PERCENTAGE. AREAS A, ETC. REFER TO PHOSPHATE STUDY BY GARRAND CORP. TONNAGE AND GRADE DATA FROM GARRANDS REPORT. DATA SOURCE: STEWART FLAT QUAD X-SECS 12A SNOWDRIFT MT QUAD X-SECS 1A-3A
Reference (Deposit): MINERAL INVESTIGATIONS FIELD STUDIES MAP MF 118, 1957.
Reference (Deposit): CRESSMAN, E.R. 1964. U.S.G.S. BULL. 1153.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 152, 1927.
Reference (Deposit): SERVICE, A.L. 1966. BUREAU OF MINES REPORT OF INVESTIGATIONS
Reference (Deposit): GARRAND, LEONARD, 1975. PHOSPHATE STUDY OF SE IDAHO FOR U.S.
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