Jordan Creek Placer Mine

The Jordan Creek Placer Mine is a gold mine located in Owyhee county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,200 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: Jordan Creek Placer Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Owyhee

Elevation: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 42.9789, -116.87810

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Jordan Creek Placer Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Jordan Creek Placer Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Owyhee


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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.


Holdings

Type: Unknown


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Century 21
Company ID: 1001490
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1980


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Placer
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section


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

Comment (Location): 12 MILES NORTH OF JORDAN VALLEYK, OR. ON DELAMAR RD. TO GRAVEL PIT, THEN 2.5 MILES SE TO JORDAN CREEK.


References

Reference (Deposit): MSHA REPORT DATED AUGUST 1980.


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