The Stover-Nelson Monazite Property is a ree mine located in Idaho county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,240 feet.
About the MRDS Data:
Elevation: 6,240 Feet (1,902 Meters)
Primary Mineral: REE
Lat, Long: 45.2025, -115.86580
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Stover-Nelson Monazite Property MRDS details
Primary: Stover-Nelson Monazite Property
Secondary: Stover-Nelson Property
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: Payette National Forest
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): DEPOSIT IS REPORTED IN SECS. 31-33, T. 22 N., R. 5 E., AND IN SECS. 3 AND 4, T. 21 N., R. 5 E. WHICH IS IN VALLEY COUNTY.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES FILES (WFOC).
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