Bob Lode

The Bob Lode 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: Bob Lode  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

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

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 46.24972, -111.94833

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Satelite image of the Bob Lode

Bob Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bob Lode


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Elkhorn


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: L. F. Carmady, W. W. Papesh


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1936
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

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Tuff
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Tuff
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Tuff
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAY REPORT AU - .04 OZ/TON AG - TRACE


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Geology): MESOZOIC SEDIMENTARY WERE OVERLAIN AND METAMORPHOSED BY EARLY CRETACEOUS VOLCANIC. LATE CRETACEOUS IGNEOUS INTRUSION FOLLOWED.

Comment (Workings): IMPROVEMENTS: NO. 1 SHAFT 10 FT DEEPX8 FEET DIAMETER. NO. 2 TRENCH 7 FT. DEEP X 7 FT. WIDE X 20 FT. LONG. NO. 3 SHAFT - 5 FT SQUARE X 10 FT. LONG. NO. 4 TUNNEL - 76 FT. LONG. NO. 5 SHAFT - 5 FT. SQUARE, 30 FT DEEP. NO. 6 SHAFT - 10 FT. DIAMETER X 20 FT. DEEP


References

Reference (Deposit): 1958 DIREXPL USFS


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