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.
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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
Primary: Unknown Ag Occurence Ne of Blizzard Hill
County: Deer Lodge
District: Orofino District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Boulder Batholith
Analytical Data: AG 50 PPM, PB 10,000 PPM, ZN 10,000 PPM, CU 1000 PPM, CD 200 PPM
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.
Reference (Deposit): FS FIELD REPORT
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