Orogrande Creek

The Orogrande Creek is a gold mine located in Clearwater county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,428 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: Orogrande Creek  

State:  Idaho

County:  Clearwater

Elevation: 2,428 Feet (740 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.6219, -115.50530

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Satelite image of the Orogrande Creek

Orogrande Creek MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Orogrande Creek


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Clearwater


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Type: Unknown


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Placer
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES OPEN-FILE REPORT MLA 15-92, P. 51.


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