War Eagle Prospect

Prospect in Elmore county in Idaho, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10070019
MRDS ID W007854
MAS/MILS ID 0160390019
Record type Site
Current site name War Eagle Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.29454, 43.69658 (WGS84)
Elevation 1753
Relative position 1/2 MI NW OF ROCKY BAR
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Idaho Elmore

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Boise 004N 010E 08 NESW Idaho

Comments on the location information

  • On The Ridge Between Steele Cr. And Bear Cr.


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.29454, 43.69658

Ore body information

  • General form LINEAR

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fractures

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface-Underground
Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Rocky Bar District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest
Area name Boise National Forest

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Length 121.92M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W007854
Idaho Geological Survey Idaho Mines and Prospects IMP HA_111 http://www.idahogeology.org/
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0160390019 data consolidated into this record

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Anderson, A. L., 1943, Geology Of Gold - Bearing Lodes, Rocky Bar District, Elmore Co., Idaho: Idaho Bureau Of Mines & Geol. Pam. 65, P. 2

  • Deposit

    1943 Geolmap Idaho Bureau Of Mines & Geol. Pam. 6

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-OCT-1975 Steigner, William D. U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-SEP-1976 Siefken, Robert R. U.S. Geological Survey
Reporter 13-MAR-1995 Western Field Operations Center (WFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines