The Bell Boy Mine is a gold mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 6,299 feet.
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Elevation: 6,299 Feet (1,920 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 46.73944, -112.36167
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Bell Boy Mine MRDS details
Primary: Bell Boy Mine
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Marysville District
Owner Name: Owen Byrnes
Years: 1926 -
Owner Name: Gus Zimmerman
Years: 1926 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1888
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Boulder Batholith
Description: Marysville Stock
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidized
Analytical Data: ASSAY OF ORE BODY, $10-50/TON AU, 1-3 OZ/TON AG, 8-30% PB
Comment (Deposit): EXPLORED 300 FT. ON THE DIP, LIMITS UNKNOWN . VEIN CHARACTERS OF FILLED BRECCIAS WITH CONGLOMERITIC MASSES SURROUNDED BY BIOTITE AND CHLORITE. COMPLEX MINERALIZATION HISTORY, FISSURING, BRECCIATION, CHALCOPYRITE-FLUORITE-GALENA MINERALIZATION, POST MINERAL MOVEMENT OF FAULT, BIOTITE-CHLORITE COATING, PARTIAL OXIDATION.
Comment (Workings): CROSSCUT ADIT, DRIFTS, SEVERAL STOPES, "GLORY HOLE" PIT
Comment (Location): 2.1 KM NNE OF ROUNDTOP MTN.
Comment (Reserve-Resource): LARGE AMOUNTS OF ORE ARE THOUGHT TO BE PRESENT ABOVEAND BELOW CURRENT WORKINGS.
Comment (Production): FROM 1888-1891 IT PRODUCED $500000 CHIEFLY IN AU.
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 71-4
Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842, P. 71-4.