The Hull's Big Creek Placer is a ree mine located in Valley county, Idaho.
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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.
Primary Mineral: REE
Lat, Long: 44.5978, -115.86080
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Hull's Big Creek Placer MRDS details
Primary: Hull's Big Creek Placer
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: Boise National Forest
Owner Name: P. O. Story, A. Hooper, J. M. Hull, B. Hull, C. R. Hull, A. Hull, F.J. Gardner, M. Gardner
Home Office: Cascade Id.
Owner Name: Verlon W. Vandeventer
Home Office: 3832 Clinton Ave., Fresno, CA
Years: 1953 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): LOCATED PRIMARILY IN SECTION 33 ALONG BIG CR
Comment (Workings): AS OF 1953 WORK WAS LIMITED TO A SERIES OF TEST DRILL HOLES.
Comment (Deposit): FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE D.M.E.A. DOCKET NO. 2781 AND CONTRACT NO. IDM E584 (1953) ; INFO.SRC : 2 UNPUB REPT
Comment (Development): D.M.E.A. DOCKET NO. 2781, CONTRACT NO. IDM-E584 (1953). THE PROPERTY IS COMPRISED OF 10 CLAIMS, ALL UNPATENTED.
Reference (Deposit): COMMODITY FILES, U.S.G.S., SPOKANE WA
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