Stanley Creek Placer

The Stanley Creek Placer is a mercury mine located in Custer county, Idaho.

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: Stanley Creek Placer  

State:  Idaho

County:  Custer

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Mercury

Lat, Long: 44.23204, -114.27490

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Satelite image of the Stanley Creek Placer

Stanley Creek Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Stanley Creek Placer
Secondary: Joe's Bulch


Commodity

Primary: Mercury
Tertiary: REE
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Custer
District: Loon Creek District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Sand and Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Holocene

Name: Sand and Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Monazite
Ore: Cinnabar
Gangue: Zircon


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): BAILEY, E.H., USGS, PERSONAL FILES


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