Missouri Creek Group

The Missouri Creek Group is a mine located in Valley county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,001 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: Missouri Creek Group  

State:  Idaho

County:  Valley

Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 45.0114, -115.36970

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Missouri Creek Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Missouri Creek Group


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Valley
District: Edwardsburg District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Administrative Organization: Payette National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Profile - Tamerack Mines Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Salmon River Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Scapolite, Pyroxene, Epidote


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Permian

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): ON SE SLOPE OF VALLEY OF MISSOURI CREEK ABOUT 1 MI SW OF COPPER CLIFF

Comment (Workings): 1 TUNNEL SEVERAL HUNDRED FT. LONG, SEVERAL SHORTER TUNNELS AND CUTS


References

Reference (Deposit): SHENON, P. J., AND ROSS, C. P., 1936, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS NEAR EDWARDSBURG AND THUNDER MOUNTAIN, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 44, 45 P

Reference (Deposit): 1936 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 4


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