The Nile Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana.
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Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead
Lat, Long: 46.73806, -112.36528
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Nile Mine MRDS details
Primary: Nile Mine
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Marysville District
Owner Name: Wallace Birkhead And Others
Years: 1933 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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: Marysville Stock
Comment (Location): 2.8 KM SE OF MT BELMONT.
Comment (Workings): 2 SHAFTS, ADIT, OPEN CUTS
Comment (Production): SEVERAL CARLOADS OF ORE RICH IN GALENA
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 74-5, PL. 5
Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842, P. 74.