Silver Right Lode

The Silver Right 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: Silver Right Lode  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

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

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 46.30889, -112.23361

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Satelite View

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Satelite image of the Silver Right Lode

Silver Right Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver Right Lode


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Boulder District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Soll, William


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1902
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

Type: R
Description: Boulder Batholith


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Workings): THERE ARE SEVERAL TUNNELS, IN PARTICULAR A SHAFT 150 FEET DEEP WITH HEAD FRAME, THE OTHERS ARE NOT IN USE.

Comment (Commodity): THERE WAS NO INFORMATION ON MINERAL DEVELOPMENT, BUT IT IS OBVIOUS FROM THE DUMP MATERIAL THIS CLAIM IS MINERAL-BEARING

Comment (Location): THIS IS ONE OF A GROUP


References

Reference (Deposit): 1936 DIREXPL USF

Reference (Deposit): FS FILES


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