The Bedrock Creek Limestone Mine is a limestone, general and stone, crushed/broken mine located in Nez Perce county, Idaho at an elevation of 1,099 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 1,099 Feet (335 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Limestone, General, Stone, Crushed/Broken
Lat, Long: 46.5411, -116.57000
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Bedrock Creek Limestone Mine MRDS details
Primary: Bedrock Creek Limestone Mine
Primary: Limestone, General
Primary: Stone, Crushed/Broken
County: Nez Perce
District: Clearwater District
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: Idaho Lime And Marble Co
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Walla Walla Plateau
Physiographic Detail: Clearwater Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Some Faulting, Fracturing, Recrystallization
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Limonite
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Analytical Data: 30.88% CAO
Analytical Data: 46.10% IGN. LOSS WAS GRAB SAMPLE ANALYSIS
Analytical Data: 21.65% MGO
Comment (Location): 2.2 Mi Up Bedrock Creek From Lenore - Cherry Land County Road Along N Side Clearwater R.
Comment (Reserve-Resource): According To Later 1956 Idaho Bur. Mines Open-File Rept., Only A Few Thousand Tons Actually Available Due To Strike And Dip
Comment (Production): Few Thousand Tons Limestone Quarried
Comment (Development): Crushing And Processing Plant ; Econ.Com: Great Overburden
Comment (Deposit): 1 Bed 85 Ft. Thick; Other Bed Impure With Inclusions. 40 Acres.
Reference (Deposit): Hubbard, Charles R., 1956, Geology And Mineral Resources Of Nez Perce County: Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology County Rept. 1, 17 P.
Reference (Deposit): Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology, 1956, Open-File Rept., 3 P.
Reference (Production): Hubbard, C. R., 1956, Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Co. Rept. 1, 17 P.
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