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Unknown Ag Mine N Fork Dry Cottonwood Creek

The Unknown Ag Mine N Fork Dry Cottonwood Creek is a silver mine located in Deer Lodge county, Montana.

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 N Fork Dry Cottonwood Creek  

State:  Montana

County:  Deer Lodge

Elevation:

Commodity: Silver

Lat, Long: 46.21722, -112.60833

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Unknown Ag Mine N Fork Dry Cottonwood Creek MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown Ag Mine N Fork Dry Cottonwood Creek


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Arsenic


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/Underground


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


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

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 200 PPM AG


Materials

Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): JEEP TRAIL GOES THROUGH A DUMP OF A COLLAPSED ADITL ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1959)

Comment (Workings): 1 MAJOR ADIT, 3 MINOR ADITS, SEVERAL PITS AND TRENCHES. MINOR ADITS COLLAPSED.

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


References

Reference (Deposit): FS FIELD REPORT


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