Unknown Ag Occurence Ne of Blizzard Hill

The Unknown Ag Occurence Ne of Blizzard Hill is a zinc, silver, and lead mine located in Deer Lodge county, Montana at an elevation of 7,280 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 Occurence Ne of Blizzard Hill  

State:  Montana

County:  Deer Lodge

Elevation: 7,280 Feet (2,219 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Zinc, Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 46.25694, -112.56667

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Unknown Ag Occurence Ne of Blizzard Hill MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown Ag Occurence Ne of Blizzard Hill


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Copper
Tertiary: Cadmium


Location

State: Montana
County: Deer Lodge
District: Orofino District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
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

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AG 50 PPM, PB 10,000 PPM, ZN 10,000 PPM, CU 1000 PPM, CD 200 PPM


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1959)

Comment (Workings): TEST PITS APPROXIMATELY 5 FT DEEP AND 15 FT CIRCUMFRENCE.

Comment (Deposit): 0.10 ACRES DISTURBED ; INFO.SRC : 3 FIELD OBSERV

Comment (Location): Political locations for the record are Deer Lodge and Jefferson counties. Lat/long plots in Jefferson, so it was promoted to first place to solve the location problem.


References

Reference (Deposit): FS FIELD REPORT


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