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Ace Of Diamonds Mine, Liberty, Swauk District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 15' North , 120° 40' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.25000,-120.66667
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


This is a small pit some tens of feet in diameter filled with sedimentary debris. The gold grew there in sand or clay and the gold in quartz and gold in calcite might have been transported there. (Don Volkman (2014). Private Communication)


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5 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 2965481
Alluvium

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Mostly unconsolidated silt, sand, and gravel valley fill with some clay; includes low-level terrace, marsh, peat, artificial fill, and glacial deposits locally.

Lithology: Major:{silt,sand}, Minor:{gravel}, Incidental:{peat, clay}

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]

Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 1434716
Swauk Formation

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Lithology: Continental sedimentary deposits or rocks

Reference: Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geology and Earth Resources. Washington Interactive Geologic Map: 1:100,000 scale. Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources. [19]

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