The Sager-Murphy Prospect is a tungsten mine located in Deer Lodge county, Montana.
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Name: Sager-Murphy Prospect
County: Deer Lodge
Lat, Long: 46.20944, -113.04222
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Sager-Murphy Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Sager-Murphy Prospect
County: Deer Lodge
District: Olson Gulch District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Owner Name: D. M. Murphy
Home Office: Missoula Mt.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Flint Creek Range
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Devonian
Comment (Location): RIDGE E OF OLSEN MT. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1971)
Comment (Workings): ADIT, SHAFT, PITS AND TRENCHES. 2 DRIFTS WERE DRIVEN NE FROM THE CROSSCUT ADIT AT POINTS 160 AND 230 FT FROM THE PPRTAL
Comment (Deposit): 1-5 IN QUARTZ STRINGERS, A FEW SCATTERED GRAINS OF SCHEELITE.
Reference (Deposit): DMEA RECORDS
Reference (Deposit): USBM R1 6334, P. 5,12.
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