Flintstone Group, Bay Horse District, Custer Co., Idaho, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 15' 5'' North , 114° 35' 3'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||44.25139,-114.58417|
|Köppen climate type:||Dsc : Dry-summer subarctic climate|
REF:Deposit:: TSCHANZ, C. M., AND OTHERS, 1974, MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE EASTERN PART OF THE SAWTOOTH NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, CUSTER AND BLAINE COUNTIES, IDAHO: USGS OPEN-FILE REPT., 648 P
Deposit:: 1974 RECON TSCHANZ, C. M., AND OTHERS, OPEN-FILE REPTDeposit:: IBMG MINES & PROSPECTS OF THE CHALLIS QUAD, 1982, MITCHELL;
Deposit:: VANNOY AND OTHERS, 1986, USGS BULL.1545E, P.276, NO.49
Commodities (Major) - Tungsten, Silver, Zinc; (Minor) - Gold, Lead; (Trace) - Copper
Development Status: Occurrence
Host Rock Unit: Thompson Peak Formation - Mica Schist
Host Rock: Quartzite
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3 valid minerals.
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252.17 - 541 Ma
|Salmon River assemblage|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)
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. 
|Permian - Late Cambrian|
252.17 - 501 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 501 Ma)
Comments: Central Idaho Black Shale Mineral Belt
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
323.2 - 358.9 Ma
|Sedimentary rocks (Mississippian)|
Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)
Description: Marine limestone of Mississippian carbonate banks and turbiditic sandstone, mudstone, and conglomerate of Antler flysch trough; includes Madison and Lodgepole formations and Chesterfield Range Group of southeastern Idaho; McGowan Creek Formation, White Knob Limestone, and overlying carbonate bank of Lost River Range; and Copper Basin Group of Pioneer Mountains. Includes poorly dated Salmon River assemblage east of Stanley, consisting of argillite, siltstone, calcareous sandstone, and limestone. (Paleocene to Neoproterozoic Sedimentary and Igneous Rocks of the Cordilleran System).
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.