Statler's St. Paul Gulch Claim

The Statler's St. Paul Gulch Claim is a gold and silver mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 5,000 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: Statler's St. Paul Gulch Claim  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 45.90222, -112.04361

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Satelite image of the Statler's St. Paul Gulch Claim

Statler's St. Paul Gulch Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Statler's St. Paul Gulch Claim
Secondary: Hudson?


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Whitehall (Cardwell) District


Land Status

Land ownership: Federal
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


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
Physiographic Detail: Bull Mountain


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Fault Zone


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation, Hydration, Brecciation


Rocks

Name: Shale
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Shale
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Melanterite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Gypsum


Comments

Comment (Location): NEAR MOUTH OF ST. PAUL GULCH

Comment (Geology): BLACK SHALES ARE BROKEN AND IMPREGNATED WITH GYPSUM AND MELANTERITE


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 574, P. 98.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 16.

Reference (Deposit): LINDQUIST M.S. THESIS, 1966, BUTTE, MT

Reference (Deposit): 1914 RECON WINCHELL, A.N. U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL 574

Reference (Deposit): 1960 COMPILE MBMG BULLETIN 16


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