New Gold Era

The New Gold Era 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: New Gold Era  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

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

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 46.25028, -111.96639

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Satelite image of the New Gold Era

New Gold Era MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: New Gold Era


Commodity

Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Elkhorn


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Wade Lewis And Jessie Lewis


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1953
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: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAY REPORT: AU - .02 OZ/TON AG - .5 OZ/TON


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Workings): TUNNEL - RUNS THROUGH ALTERED AND SILICIFIED ZONE SHOWING IRON SULFIDE. CUT - 20 FTX70 FTX30 FT FACE EXPOSES IRON STAINED AND IRON SULFIDE ZONE.

Comment (Geology): SEDIMENTARY ROCKS ARE LIMESTONE, QUARTZITE SHALES OVERLAIN BY VOLCANIC TUFFS AND BRECCIA, THEN INTRUDED BY CRETACEOUS IGNEOUS INTRUSIONS


References

Reference (Deposit): 1959 DIREXPL USGS


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