Hope and Bullion Mine.

The Hope and Bullion Mine. is a silver and gold mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 6,499 feet.

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Mine Info

Name: Hope and Bullion Mine.  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 6,499 Feet (1,981 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 46.30833, -112.15833

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Hope and Bullion Mine. MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hope and Bullion Mine.
Secondary: Bullion


Commodity

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


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Basin (Cataract, Comet) District District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Mrs. A. K. Romerio
Home Office: 19320 Hinsdale, Torrance Ca. 90503

Owner Name: Romerio Co.
Home Office: Boulder Mt. 59632


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1872
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: $14-20 IN AU.


Materials

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


Comments

Comment (Deposit): ORE ZONE IS 50 FT WIDE THAT CAN BE TRACED 25000 FT. IT STRIKES N80W.

Comment (Workings): 2 SHAFTS AND A 100 FT ADIT. (CAVED). IN 1949 ANOTHER ADIT WAS BEING ADDED AND SOME BULLDOZER CUTS.

Comment (Production): SMALL AMOUNT OF AU, AG, PB, ZN, AND CU PRODUCED PRODUCTION WAS RECORDED IN 1962, 1963, 1966.

Comment (Location): AT THE HEAD OF BOOMERANG CR.


References

Reference (Production): MBMG BULL 16, P. 31; MBMG BULL 115, P. 6. USGS-USBM MINERAL YEARBOOK

Reference (Deposit): MBMG MEM 31, P. 40.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 115, P. 6.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 428, P. 88.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 16, P. 31.


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