Robert Emmet Mine

The Robert Emmet Mine is a lead, zinc, copper, and silver mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 5,751 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: Robert Emmet Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 5,751 Feet (1,753 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Zinc, Copper, Silver

Lat, Long: 46.32694, -112.09583

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Robert Emmet Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Robert Emmet Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Amazon District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Ann C. Van Sickle
Home Office: 2615 N. Cooke, Helena, Mt.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: $2-5 /TON AU (1900)


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Galena
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): 1 MI NE OF AMAZON.

Comment (Production): PRODUCING IN 1916, 1926, 1947 (DUMP), 1953 ONLY.

Comment (Deposit): VEIN IN CROSS CUT STRIKES N79W AND DIPS 75N; PROBABLY NOT THE SAME VEIN AS EXPOSED IN SHAFT COLLAR

Comment (Workings): ELECTRICALLY EQUIPED IN 1908. A 500 FT SHAFT THAT HAD 800 FT OF LEVEL WORK AT THE BOTTOM, OTHER LEVELS AT 200 AND 500 FT. A CROSSCUT 600 FT LONG REACHES A 2ND SHAFT AT A DEPTH OF 170 FT. BOTH SHAFTS CAVED AT COLLAR.


References

Reference (Production): MBMG BULL 16, P. 98.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 100, P. 11.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 16, P. 22, 98.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 428, P. 95, PL. 1.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 295-96.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 527, P. 120.


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