Corral Creek Granite Quarry

The Corral Creek Granite Quarry is a granite mine located in Nez Perce county, Idaho at an elevation of 1,401 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: Corral Creek Granite Quarry  

State:  Idaho

County:  Nez Perce

Elevation: 1,401 Feet (427 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Granite

Lat, Long: 46.0125, -116.91060

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Corral Creek Granite Quarry MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Corral Creek Granite Quarry


Primary: Granite
Tertiary: Silica


State: Idaho
County: Nez Perce
District: Wild Goose Rapids Area

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Blue Mountain Section
Physiographic Detail: Craig Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Analytical Data

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Ore: Granite


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Reference (Deposit): V.E. Mitchell, Et. Al; Mines And Prospects Map Series, 1981, Pullman Quad, Location No. 153.

Reference (Deposit): Glerup, M. O., 1960, Economic Geology Of Lime Point Area, Nez Perce County, Idaho: Moscow, Univ. Of Idaho, M.S. Thesis, 40 P

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