Sixteen-To-One

The Sixteen-To-One is a gold mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 5,919 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: Sixteen-To-One  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 5,919 Feet (1,804 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 45.88333, -112.31167

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Satelite image of the Sixteen-To-One

Sixteen-To-One MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sixteen-To-One
Secondary: High Grade


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Pipestone District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Workings): ONE ADIT AND SEVERAL PROSPECT PITS.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: IRON STAINED


References

Reference (Deposit): ROBY, R.N., ACKERMAN, W.C., FULKERSON, F.B., AND CROWLEY, F.A., 1960, MINE AND MINERAL DEPOSITS, JEFFERSON COUNTY, MONTANA: MONTANA BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULLETIN 16, 122P.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 12-19-1961


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