Silver Queen Mine

The Silver Queen Mine is a copper mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 5,719 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 Queen Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 5,719 Feet (1,743 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 45.95833, -112.27750

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Satelite image of the Silver Queen Mine

Silver Queen Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver Queen Mine


Commodity

Primary: Copper


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: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: East Ridge


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: VERTICAL SHEET


Structure

Type: R
Description: Located In Boulder Batholith


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Enargite


Comments

Comment (Workings): TWO SHAFTS DEVELOPED ON VEIN AS WELL AS SEVERAL PROSPECT PITS

Comment (Commodity): MINERALS OBSERVED ON DUMP

Comment (Development): ECON.COM: REMOTE LOCATION AND APPARENT SMALL SIZE OF ORE BODY


References

Not available


Colorized Mining Photos

Drumlummon Mine at Marysville, Montana late 1880s

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