The Seven Mile Creek Placer is a gold mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 46.62889, -112.05500
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Seven Mile Creek Placer MRDS details
Primary: Seven Mile Creek Placer
Secondary: Sevenmile Creek Placer
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Scratchgravel Hills District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
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
Description: Scratchgravel Quartz Monzonite Stock
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene
Comment (Location): LAT LONG ARE ON MOUTH OF SEVENMILE CREEK. PLACER WORKS CONTINUE FROM ITS MOUTH TO GREENHORN.
Comment (Production): SEVENMILE CREEK AND ITS TRIBUTARIES PRODUCED $1200000 PRE 1933.
Comment (Deposit): DOWNSTREAM FROM WHERE THE HELENA-AUSTIN ROAD CROSSES STREAM TO ITS MOUTH APPEARS TO BE A LIKELY AREA TO TEST FOR DREDGING. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Workings): SLUICING
Reference (Deposit): MBMG MEM 26, P.55,58.
Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 610, P.155.
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P.59.
Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842, P.59; MBMG EM 26, P.58.