The Della Lode

The The Della Lode is a silver mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 6,601 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: The Della Lode  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 6,601 Feet (2,012 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 46.33167, -112.22528

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The Della Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: The Della Lode


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Basin (Cataract, Comet) District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Della And Robert Whalen


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1935
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: 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

Analytical Data: ASSAY REPORT: AU - TRACE, AG 10.93 OZ/TON


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Workings): CUT; 2 FEET WIDE, 8 FEET LONG, 4 1/2 FEET DEEP CUT; 2 1/2 FEET BY 12 1/2 FEET BY 5 FEET; SHAFT - CAVED

Comment (Location): PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = BUTTE (1958) 1:625000


References

Reference (Deposit): 1938 DIREXPL USF

Reference (Deposit): FS FILES


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