The Clay Deposit is a fire clay (refractory), titanium, and aluminum mine located in Latah 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.
Primary Mineral: Fire Clay (Refractory), Titanium, Aluminum
Lat, Long: 47.00001, -116.99999
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Clay Deposit MRDS details
Primary: Clay Deposit
Primary: Fire Clay (Refractory)
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Walla Walla Plateau
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): SCHEID AND SOHN 1946 HI-ALUMINA CLAY, LATAH CTY USGS OPEN FILE
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