Unknown

The Unknown is a uranium mine located in Jefferson county, Montana.

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: Unknown  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Uranium

Lat, Long: 46.04139, -111.66972

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Unknown MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unknown


Commodity

Primary: Uranium


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Sedimentary
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

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): S END TOWNSEND VALLEY

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: IN AND PENECONCORDANT WITH SEDIMENTS


References

Reference (Deposit): BUTLER, 1963, USGS MAP MR-21, P. 13

Reference (Deposit): BECRAFT, USGS BULL. 1046-G, P. 149

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 10-06-1971


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Drumlummon Mine at Marysville, Montana late 1880s

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