St. Charles Creek Dolomite Deposit

The St. Charles Creek Dolomite Deposit is a magnesite mine located in Bear Lake county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,998 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: St. Charles Creek Dolomite Deposit  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bear Lake

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

Site Name

Primary: St. Charles Creek Dolomite Deposit
Secondary: Cambrian Dolomite


Commodity

Primary: Magnesite


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bear Lake


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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.


References

Reference (Deposit): MINOBRAS, 1975, IDAHO INDUSTRIAL MINERALS, P. 12.


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