Golden Point

The Golden Point is a lead, silver, and copper mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 5,699 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: Golden Point  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 5,699 Feet (1,737 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver, Copper

Lat, Long: 46.28528, -112.13444

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Golden Point MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Golden Point


Commodity

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


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Amazon District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Sandford Davis
Home Office: Boulder, CO


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

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT EXPLORED THROUGH HORIZONTAL RANGE FOR ABOUT 350 FT. AND VERTICAL RANGE OF ABOUT 150 FT. VEIN TRACED BY OLD SURFACE PITS FOR 2000 FT.

Comment (Workings): 3 CAVED ADITS, OLD SURFACE PITS.

Comment (Location): ACROSS RIDGE ABOUT 1 MI E OF THE BALTIMORE MINE.


References

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

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 16, P. 21, 98


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