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Hungry Hill Mine

The Hungry Hill Mine is a lead and copper mine located in Deer Lodge county, Montana at an elevation of 8,481 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: Hungry Hill Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Deer Lodge

Elevation: 8,481 Feet (2,585 Meters)

Commodity: Lead, Copper

Lat, Long: 45.93056, -112.92778

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Satelite image of the Hungry Hill Mine

Hungry Hill Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hungry Hill Mine


Primary: Lead
Primary: Copper


State: Montana
County: Deer Lodge
District: Siberia District

Land Status

Land ownership: State
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.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Analytical Data

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Ore: Galena
Ore: Copper


Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1975)


Reference (Deposit): MOORE, G.T. 1956 PHD, UNIV OF MICH

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