The Antelope Mine is a silver mine located in Deer Lodge county, Montana at an elevation of 7,241 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.
Name: Antelope Mine
County: Deer Lodge
Elevation: 7,241 Feet (2,207 Meters)
Lat, Long: 46.20583, -113.09944
Map: View on Google Maps
MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.
Antelope Mine MRDS details
Primary: Antelope Mine
County: Deer Lodge
District: Olson Gulch District
Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1885
Year Last Production: 1965
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
Description: Mount Powell Batholith
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1971)
Comment (Workings): SHAFTS, DRIFTS, INACESSIBLE 1906, TRENCHES (DONE IN 1960'S)
Comment (Production): $60,000 SILVER ORE IN LATE 1880'S
Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 78, P. 244.
Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 84, P. 32, 35.
Reference (Production): EMMON, 1913 USGS PROF. PAPER 78
Colorized Mining Photos
Western Mining History's collection of colorized mining photos includes incredible scenes from Montana: Best Historical Photos: Colorized Mining Scenes.