Boehls

The Boehls is a aluminum mine located in Clearwater county, Idaho at an elevation of 1,926 feet.

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: Boehls  

State:  Idaho

County:  Clearwater

Elevation: 1,926 Feet (587 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Aluminum

Lat, Long: 46.8697, -115.79610

Map: View on Google Maps

Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Boehls

Boehls MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Boehls


Commodity

Primary: Aluminum
Tertiary: Sodium
Tertiary: Silica
Tertiary: Calcium
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Idaho
County: Clearwater
District: Unorganized District


Land Status

Land ownership: State
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

Type: Federal Lease


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: Forest Service
Home Office: Dist Of Columbia
Info Year: 1973


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1951
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Chlorite
Unknown: Hornblende
Unknown: Orthoclase
Unknown: Biotite
Unknown: Andesine
Unknown: Bytownite


Comments

Comment (Reserve-Resource): MATRIX TONNAGE AND GRADE FIGURES WERE DETERMINED BY HUSTEAD OF GEORGIA TECH.

Comment (Deposit): THE COST INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS FILE IS INADEQUATE AND WILL REMAIN SO UNTIL ANORTHOSITE DEPOSITS CAN BE EVALUATED FURTHER. THERE ARE TWO SET OF COSTS; ORIGINAL 1975 COSTS, AND COMPLETELY RECOSTED 1979 COSTS. ALL COSTS ARE ASSUMED TO BE MIDYEAR. DEPOSIT LIFE IS 713 YEARS AT A PRODUCTION RATE OF 1403850 TONNES PER YEAR. THE MILL CAPACITY CAN BE INCREASED TO SHORTEN THE LIFE OR OTHER MILLS CAN BE ADDED SUBSEQUENTLY OR CONCURRENTLY. THERE IS ENOUGH MATERIAL TO SUPPLY APPROXIMATEY 29 SUCH PLANTS FOR 25 YEARS. RESERVE FIGURES WERE TAKEN FROM BUMINES IC 8335, AND REPRESENT THREE DEPOSITS; CEDAR CREEK, GOAT MT. AND BOEHLS. THE TONNAGE FIGURES WERE ADJUSTED FROM SHORT TONS TO METRIC TONS.


References

Reference (Deposit): HEITANEN, A. ANORTHOSITE AND ASSOCIATED ROCKS IN THE

Reference (Deposit): BOEHLS BUTTE QUADRANGLE AND VICINITY, IDAHO. U.S. GEOL.

Reference (Deposit): SURVEY PROF. PAPER 344-B, 1963, 78 PP.

Reference (Deposit): STAFF. POTENTIAL SOURCES OF ALUMINUM. U.S. BUMINES

Reference (Deposit): I.C. 8335, 1967, 148 PP.

Reference (Deposit): VAN NOY, R.N., N.S. PETERSON, AND J.J. GRAY. KYANITE

Reference (Deposit): RESOURCES IN THE NORTHWESTERN UNITED STATES. U.S.

Reference (Deposit): BUMINES R.I. 7426, 1970, 81 PP.


Idaho Gold

Where to Find Gold in Idaho

"Where to Find Gold in Idaho" looks at the density of modern placer mining claims along with historical gold mining locations and mining district descriptions to determine areas of high gold discovery potential in Idaho. Read more at Where to Find Gold in Idaho.