The Paregon Placer Claim is a gold mine located in Deer Lodge county, Montana at an elevation of 6,362 feet.
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Name: Paregon Placer Claim
County: Deer Lodge
Elevation: 6,362 Feet (1,939 Meters)
Lat, Long: 46.18917, -113.19222
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Paregon Placer Claim MRDS details
Primary: Paregon Placer Claim
County: Deer Lodge
District: Georgetown (Southern Cross, Cable) District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Owner Name: H. C. Bacorn And Martin Peterson
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1938
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Flint Creek Range
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Philipsburg Batholith
Description: Cable Stock
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene
Analytical Data: ASSAY REPORT: GOLD - 3.75 MILLIGRAMS PER CUBIC YARD.
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1971)
Comment (Commodity): SAMPLE: FROM DUMP - 2 PANS.
Comment (Workings): 2 PROSPECT HOLES, A SHAFT 4 BY 6 EXIST ON THIS CLAIM
Reference (Deposit): 1938 DIREXPL USF
Reference (Deposit): FS FILES
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