The St. Charles Creek Dolomite Deposit is a magnesite mine located in Bear Lake county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,998 feet.
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Elevation: 6,998 Feet (2,133 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Magnesite
Lat, Long: 42.1019, -111.47610
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St. Charles Creek Dolomite Deposit MRDS details
Primary: St. Charles Creek Dolomite Deposit
Secondary: Cambrian Dolomite
County: Bear Lake
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): NOTE: MINOBRAS (1975) REPORTS THIS DEPOSIT IN SECS. 15-18; MPF REPORTS THIS DEPOSIT IN SECS. 17-20. THE LOCATION IS PLACED AT THE INTERSECTION OF SECS. 17, 18, 19, AND 20.
Reference (Deposit): MINOBRAS, 1975, IDAHO INDUSTRIAL MINERALS, P. 12.
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