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Idaho City Placer (Goldhill Placer Mines; Gold Hill Placers Nos. 1; 3; 4; 5), Idaho City District, Boise Co., Idaho, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 50' 12'' North , 115° 49' 6'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.836666107177734, -115.8183364868164


REF:Deposit:: METZGER, O. H. 1938, RECONNAISSANCE OF PLACER MINING IN BOISE COUNTY, IDAHO, U. S. BUREAU OF MINES INF. CIRC. 7028 P. 26
Deposit:: 1938 RECON USBM INF. CIRC. 702
Production:: METZGER, O. H., 1938, U. S. BUREAU OF MINES INF. CIRC. 7028, P. 28.
Deposit:: HAILEY QUAD, MINES AND PROSPECTS MAP SERIES, 1981, NO. 333
Deposit:: V.E. MITCHELL, ET. AL.
Deposit:: METZGER, 1938, USBM IC-7028 P26
Commodities (Major) - Gold
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Missoula
Host Rock: Gravel

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Tortonian - Burdigalian
7.246 - 20.44 Ma
Sedimentary rocks associated with flood basalts

Age: Miocene (7.246 - 20.44 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Columbia River Basalt Group

Description: Fluvial and lacustrine deposits associated with Columbia River Basalt Group and equivalent basalts (17-8 Ma); consolidated to weakly consolidated sandstone, siltstone, arkose, conglomerate, claystone, and tuffaceous sediment; subordinate intercalated basalt and rhyolitic tuff. Includes Payette and Sucker Creek formations in southwestern Idaho, sediments associated with basalt of Weiser in western Idaho, and Latah Formation in northern Idaho. Includes sedimentary rocks of uncertain origin in southwest corner of Idaho. (Quaternary to Eocene Continental Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks).

Lithology: Major:{mixed clastic}, Minor:{basalt,rhyolite}

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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma
Idaho batholith, biotite granodiorite

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Major:: {granodiorite}; Minor:: {granite}

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]

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