Cedars - Kelly Creek Sand Occurrence

The Cedars - Kelly Creek Sand Occurrence is a mine located in Clearwater county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,301 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: Cedars - Kelly Creek Sand Occurrence  

State:  Idaho

County:  Clearwater

Elevation: 4,301 Feet (1,311 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 46.7931, -115.09330

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Cedars - Kelly Creek Sand Occurrence MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Cedars - Kelly Creek Sand Occurrence


Commodity

Tertiary: Silica


Location

State: Idaho
County: Clearwater


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: Clearwater National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: L


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Bitterroot Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Sandstone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Sandstone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Sand
Gangue: Muscovite
Gangue: Feldspar
Gangue: Kaolinite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): TOO MUCH STAINED QUARTZ TO MEET GLASS-SAND SPECS

Comment (Location): 5.1 MI S OF CEDARS RANGER STATION ON NEW ROAD


References

Reference (Deposit): CARTER, G. J., AND OTHERS, 1962 , INDUSTRIAL SILICA DEPOSITS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST: US BUR MINES INF. CIRC. 8112 , 57 P

Reference (Deposit): 1961 RECON US BUR MINES INF. CIRC. 811


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