Last Chance Lode

The Last Chance Lode is a mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 6,401 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: Last Chance Lode  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 46.28111, -111.81778

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Satelite image of the Last Chance Lode

Last Chance Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Last Chance Lode


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Radarsburg


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: Jim Bembrick, Leslie Smith, Jack Smith


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1954
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: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAY REPORT. AU - TRACE AG - TRACE


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Workings): OPEN CUT NO. 1 CUTS NORTHWARD INTO BEDROCK

Comment (Geology): IGNEOUS INTRUSIVES AND EXTRUSIVE RANGE FROM ALGONKIAN TO EARLY TERTIARY


References

Reference (Deposit): 1958 DIREXPL USFS


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