Jansen Iron Prospect

The Jansen Iron Prospect is a iron mine located in Spokane county, Washington at an elevation of 2,260 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: Jansen Iron Prospect  

State:  Washington

County:  Spokane

Elevation: 2,260 Feet (689 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Iron

Lat, Long: 48.0256, -117.47000

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Jansen Iron Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Jansen Iron Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Iron


Location

State: Washington
County: Spokane


Land Status

Land ownership: Unknown
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

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Martin Abbott; Rt 2, Clayton, Wn.
Home Office: Washington
Info Year: 1956


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: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

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Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Deposit): NO ORE BODY IN PLACE. OF NO COMMERCIAL VALUE. DEPOSIT CONSISTS OF REMNANTS OF GLACIAL DEBRIS MIXED WITH SOIL.


References

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES FILES (WFOC).