Broken Wheelbarrow Prospect

Occurrence in Blaine county in Idaho, United States with commodity Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10096246
MRDS ID W013559
Record type Site
Current site name Broken Wheelbarrow Prospect
Related records 10217271

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.3008, 43.4406 (WGS84)
Elevation 1737
Relative position 3 MI SW OF BELLEVUE
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Idaho Blaine

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Boise 001N 018E 10 Idaho

Comments on the location information

  • NEAR SUMMIT OF RATTLER MTN.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue
Siderite Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
    Rock unit name Idaho Batholith-Diorite
    Rock description Idaho Batholith-Diorite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.3008, 43.4406

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Fissure - Fracture Zone Of Wnw Trend And Steep Sw Dip.

Ore body information

  • Strike WNW
    Dip SW

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Mineral Hill District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Comments on the workings information

  • COMPRISED OF A NUMBER OF CUTS AND SHORT TUNNELS, ALL CAVED.

Comments on development

  • RELOCATED MAY, 1949

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W013559
Idaho Geological Survey Idaho Mines and Prospects IMP HA1193 http://www.idahogeology.org/

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ANDERSON, A. L., AND OTHERS, 1950, DETAILED GEOLOGY OF CERTAIN AREAS OF THE MINERAL HILL AND WARM SPRINGS MINING DISTRICTS: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 90, P. 31 - 3

  • Deposit

    1949 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. PAMPHLET 9

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 1976-02-01 Murphy, Lyn S.; Miller, Pat U.S. Geological Survey