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Black Lake Mine (Summit Claims; Maid of Erin Claims; Idaho Gold Coin), Seven Devils District, Adams Co., Idaho, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 11' 26'' North , 116° 33' 21'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.190555572509766, -116.55583190917969


REF:Deposit:: LIVINGSTON, D.C., AND LANEY, F.B., 1920, THE COPPER DEPOSITS OF THE SEVEN DEVILS AND ADJACENT DISTRICTS: IDAHO BUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY BULL. 1, P. 35-37
Deposit:: 1920 COMPILE IDAHO BUR. MINES AND GEOL., BULL. 1
Production:: LIVINGSTON, D. C.
Commodities (Major) - Gold
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock: Andesite
Tectonic Structure: Island Arc Volcanic Chain

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Jurassic - Triassic
145 - 252.17 Ma
Blue Mountains island arc, Wallowa terrane, metadiorite

Age: Mesozoic (145 - 252.17 Ma)

Lithology: Major:: {metamorphosed diorite, quartz diorite}

Reference: Zientek, M.L., P.D. Derkey, R.J. Miller, J.D. Causet et al. Spatial Databases for the Geology of the Northern Rocky Mountains - Idaho, Montana, and Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1235 Version 1.0. [25]

Triassic - Permian
201.3 - 298.9 Ma
Seven Devils Group

Age: Phanerozoic (201.3 - 298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Windy Ridge Formation; Hunsaker Creek Formation; Wild Sheep Creek Formation; Doyle Creek Formation

Description: Basaltic to rhyolitic (largely mafic) arc-derived volcanic and volcaniclastic rocks of the Wallowa terrane; includes minor limestone. Composed of Windy Ridge, Hunsaker Creek, Wild Sheep Creek, and Doyle Creek formations. (Mesozoic-Paleozoic Rocks of the Blue Mountains Island-Arc Complex).

Lithology: Major:{basalt,rhyolite}, Minor:{limestone}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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