Ruby Creek Mine

The Ruby Creek Mine is a mine located in Clearwater county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,281 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: Ruby Creek Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Clearwater

Elevation: 3,281 Feet (1,000 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 46.8111, -116.29690

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Ruby Creek Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ruby Creek Mine


Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold


State: Idaho
County: Clearwater

Land Status

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Type: Unknown


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


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON 1930 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL PAMPH 34 P 38-41

Reference (Deposit): HUBBARD 1957 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL COUNTY REPT 2 P 15

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