The Colorado Gulch Deposits is a tungsten and garnet mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana.
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Primary Mineral: Tungsten, Garnet
Lat, Long: 46.53333, -112.16667
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Colorado Gulch Deposits MRDS details
Primary: Colorado Gulch Deposits
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Boulder Mountains Area
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Geology): LIMESTONE NEAR QUARTZ MONZONITE CONTACT.
Comment (Deposit): OLD WORKINGS. NO TUNGSTEN PRODUCTION (REF. 1)
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., UNPUBLISHED DATA.
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M. AND TWETO, O.L., 1962, TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP, MR-25.
Reference (Deposit): KNOPF, A., 1933, USGS BULL. 527.
Reference (Deposit): PARDEE, J.T., AND SCHRADER, F.C., 1933, USGS BULL. 842.