Unknown Ag Mine Park Lake

The Unknown Ag Mine Park Lake is a silver mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 5,899 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Unknown Ag Mine Park Lake  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 5,899 Feet (1,798 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 46.43861, -112.16111

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Unknown Ag Mine Park Lake MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown Ag Mine Park Lake


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Lead
Tertiary: Uranium


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Clancy-Lump Gulch District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1903
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Boulder Batholith


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitization


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 0.16 % URANIUM


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): 8.3 KM SE OF RIMINI.

Comment (Development): PROSPECTOR ONLY USED HAND METHODS

Comment (Deposit): ONE VEIN SPLIT INTO TWO VEINS WITH INTERVENING ALTERED WALLROCK. THE VEIN ZONE IS A COMPLEX ZONE OF FAULT, VEINS, AND ALTERED ROCK.

Comment (Workings): 3 ADITS, ONLY #1 & 3 PRODUCED. 2 CROSS CUTS IN ADIT #3.

Comment (Commodity): RADIOACTIVITY IS GREATEST IN BLACK MICROCRYSTALLINE QUARTZ


References

Reference (Production): USGS PP 428, P. 67.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 428, P. 67, PL. 1


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