UNITED STATES AND CANADA OBSIDIAN SOURCE CATALOG

Big Southern Butte

The view from the summit of Big Southern Butte, central Idaho's most widely used prehistoric source of glass.

Idaho Obsidian Sources

SOURCE NAME: Most commonly-used name for the geochemical source
OTHER NAMES: Alternate names or names of source outcrops belonging to same geochemical source group
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IDAHO SOURCE MAP | U.S. SOURCE MAPS INDEX


SOURCE NAME (CHEMICAL GROUP) OTHER NAME(S) PDF
American Falls Snake River
Walcott
Walcott Tuff
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Badlands --
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Bear Gulch Big Table Mountain
Camas-Dry Creek
Centennial
Centennial Mountains
F.M.Y. 90 Group
Spring Creek
Warm Creek Spring
West Camas Creek
PDF
Big Southern Butte Webb Spring
PDF
Big Springs Fire Tower Big Springs
Bign Springs Fire Tower
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Black Canyon Vitrophyre --
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Browns Bench (Idaho, Nevada, and Utah) Brown's Bench
Hudson Ridge
Jackpot
Mahogany Butte
Rock Creek
NEVADA
Browns Bench Area --
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Butte Valley Group A --
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Camas Prairie Ignimbrite --
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Cannonball Mountain --
PDF
Cedar Creek --
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Centennial Mountains Mud Lake Ignimbrite
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Chesterfield Smith Creek
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Coal Bank Spring Coal Bank
PDF
Conant Creek Buggy Springs
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Deadhorse Ridge Bear Gulch 2
PDF
Deep Creek --
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Dry Creek --
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Fish Creek Lower Fish Creek Road
Partridge Creek
South Partridge Creek
Upper Fish Creek Road
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Gibson Creek Graham Spring
Moody Swamp
Packsaddle Creek
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Grassy Mountain (Idaho and Oregon) --
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Gray's Creek --
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Headquarters Tachylyte --
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Jackass Pass-Hominy Peak --
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Jasper Flats 1 --
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Jasper Flats 2 --
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Jordan Creek --
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Kelly Canyon Kelly
Kelley Canyon
Kelley's Canyon
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Lightning Creek Jordan Creek
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Lochsa Vitrophyre Lochsa
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Malad Dairy Creek
Garden Creek Gap
Hawkins
Oneida
Wright Creek
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Medicine Lodge Canyon --
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Murphy Hot Springs Murphy Hot Spring
Murphy Springs
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Oreana South --
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Owyhee (Idaho and Oregon) Brown's Castle
Oreana
Owyhee
Toy Pass
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Ozone --
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Packsaddle Creek Pack Saddle
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Partridge Creek --
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Picabo Hills --
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Pine Mountain --
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Reas Pass Argument Ridge
Bear Gulch B
Bear Gulch 2
Lost Spring
Pack Saddle
Point Lookout
Yale Creek
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Reynolds --
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Rock Creek --
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Sinker Canyon --
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South Partridge Creek Lower Fish Creek Road
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Stevens Camp --
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Striker Basin Gulch --
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Three Creek Landfill Three Creek 1
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Timber Butte Squaw Butte
Webb Creek
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Upper Fish Creek Road --
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Wedge Butte Snowflake
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Last Updated: 04/22/2017