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Hercules Mine, Canyon Creek, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone Co., Idaho, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 32' 34'' North , 115° 49' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.54298,-115.81820


Located on the north side of Canyon Creek, 1.5 miles north of Burke.



Mineral List


22 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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma
Ravalli Group

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Ravalli Group

Description: Feldspathic quartzite and subordinate siltite and argillite of the Burke, Revett, and St. Regis formations in northern Idaho; south of St. Joe River, includes correlative garnet-grade quartzite and schist. (Mesoproterozoic Belt Supergroup).

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor:{metasiltstone,argillite,schist}

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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma
Burke Formation

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Major:: {impure quartzite, quartzite}

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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References

*Umpleby, Joseph B. & E. L. Jones, Jr. 1923; Geology and Ore Deposits of Shoshone County, Idaho
*Ream, Lanny L. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated, p.5

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