Victory Lode

The Victory Lode is a manganese mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 7,001 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: Victory Lode  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 46.03056, -112.41611

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Satelite image of the Victory Lode

Victory Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Victory Lode


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Pipestone District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1942
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

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: 1942 (AMENDED)

Comment (Commodity): ON THE PETITION TO WITHDRAW HIS MINING CLAIM, THE CLAIMANTS INDICATED THEY HAD BEEN SEARCHING FOR BLACK MN.

Comment (Workings): IMPROVEMENT - SHAFT

Comment (Deposit): THERE WAS VERY LITTLE INFORMATION GIVEN. THE ONLY ACCESSIBLE MATERIAL WAS THE BLM MINING CLAIMS OCCUPANCY ACT. THE CLAIM HAS SINCE BEEN INVALIDATED.


References

Reference (Deposit): FS FILES

Reference (Deposit): 1967 DIREXPL BLM, MINING CLAIMS OCCUPANCY ACT PETITION


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