Queen Mine (Mountain Queen), Cuprum, Seven Devils District, Adams Co., Idaho, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° 5' North , 116° 41' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||45.08333,-116.68333|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
Ref.: Rocks & Min.: 9:170. A copper mine located near Cuprum.
8 valid minerals.
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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5.333 - 23.03 Ma
|Messinian - Burdigalian|
5.333 - 20.44 Ma
|Columbia River Basalt Group|
Age: Miocene (5.333 - 20.44 Ma)
Description: Large-volume lava flows of tholeiitic basalt, basaltic andesite, and subordinate andesite in western Idaho; consists of Imnaha Basalt (17.5-16.5 Ma), Grande Ronde Basalt (16.5-15.6 Ma), Wanapum Basalt (15.6-14.5 Ma), and Saddle Mountains Basalt (14.5-6 Ma). Includes porphyritic basalt and basaltic andesite in western Owyhee County. (Quaternary to Eocene Continental Volcanic and Intrusive Rocks).
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.