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Moores Creek Dredging Company Mine, Idaho City District, Boise Co., Idaho, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 49' 20'' North , 115° 48' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.82222,-115.81111
Köppen climate type:Dsb : Warm, dry-summer continental climate


REF:Deposit:: METZGER, O. H., 1938, RECONNAISSANCE OF PLACER MINING IN BOISE COUNTY, IDAHO: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES INF. CIRC. 7028, P. 29
Deposit:: 1938 RECONN USBM INF. CIRC. 702
Deposit:: HAILEY QUAD, MINES AND PROSPECTS MAP SERIES, 1981, NO. 336
Deposit:: V.E. MITCHELL, ET. AL.
Commodities (Major) - Gold
Deposit Type: Placer
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Stream Gravels
Host Rock: Gravel

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5 valid minerals.

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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2082849
Alluvial deposits

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: modern alluvium

Lithology: Sand, gravel

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]

Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2808482
Alluvial deposits

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: Deposits in valleys consisting of gravel, sand, and silt. Includes younger terrace deposits. May contain some glacial deposits and colluvium in uplands. (Quaternary Sediments).

Lithology: Major:{gravel,sand,silt}

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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