Golden Gate

The Golden Gate is a mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 6,001 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: Golden Gate  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 46.12444, -112.45750

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Golden Gate MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Golden Gate


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Lowland District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Godfrey Gagneir


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1895
Discovery Method: 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

Type: R
Description: Boulder Batholith


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: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AU - .005, TRACE, .01, .02 OZ/TON AG - .6, 2.0, .8, .2 OZ/TON CU .01% .01% .4%
Analytical Data: ASSAY REPORT


Materials

Ore: Limonite
Ore: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): BISMUTH IS REPORTED TO BE FOUND IN THE AREA

Comment (Workings): SHAFT NO. 1 4 FEET BY 6 FEET, DEPTH UNKNOW SHAFT NO. 2 4 FT BY 6 FT, DEPTH UNKNOWN

Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: 1890'S


References

Reference (Deposit): 1951 DIREXPL USFS

Reference (Deposit): 1940 DIREXPL USFS

Reference (Deposit): FS FILES


Colorized Mining Photos

Drumlummon Mine at Marysville, Montana late 1880s

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