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Camas County Idaho


Along Little Smoky Creek in Township 2 and 3 North, Range 14 and 15 East you can find some very rich placers. There were numerous mines in Township 4 and 5, Range 13 and 14 that produced lode gold. The town (not on most maps) lies in the east part of the county on Big and Little Smoky Creeks and was in the Rosetta district which consist of about 150 square miles, with many mines, most of which were abandoned prior to 1900. Total production in the district was around 10,000 ounces.

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