The Burgoyne's Claim is a silver and gold mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 6,001 feet.
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Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 45.90417, -112.02444
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Burgoyne's Claim MRDS details
Primary: Burgoyne's Claim
District: Whitehall (Cardwell) District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Bull Mountain
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: SAMPLES RAN .24-.13 AU/ST, 1.90-1.95 AG/ST
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :1975
Comment (Workings): 140 FT ADIT
Reference (Deposit): LINDQUIST, A, 1966 M.S., BUTTE, MT. COLL. OF MIN. SCI AND TECH. P. 89
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