Alder Creek District

The Alder Creek District is a copper, gold, silver, lead, and zinc mine located in Custer county, Idaho.

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: Alder Creek District  

State:  Idaho

County:  Custer

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Copper, Gold, Silver, Lead, Zinc

Lat, Long: 43.8333, -113.66670

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Alder Creek District MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Alder Creek District


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc


Location

State: Idaho
County: Custer
District: ALDER CREEK DISTRICT


Land Status

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Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: District
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: CONTACT METAMORPHIC
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant:


Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): ROSS, C.P., 1930, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SEAFOAM, ALDER CREEK, LITTLE SMOKY, AND WILLOW CREEK MINING DISTRICTS, CUSTER AND CAMAS COUNTIES, IDAHO: ID. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. PAMPHLET 33, P. 7-9, 13

Reference (Deposit): NELSON, AND ROSS, C.P., 1968, GEOLOGY OF PART OF THE ALDER CREEK MINING DISTRICT, CUSTER COUNTY, IDAHO: USGS BULL. 1252-A


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