Best Wish Placer

The Best Wish Placer is a mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 4,741 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: Best Wish Placer  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 4,741 Feet (1,445 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 46.16917, -111.98778

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Satelite image of the Best Wish Placer

Best Wish Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Best Wish Placer


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Boulder


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Charles Hardtla And Robert Lindberg


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1931
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

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Clastic Sedimentary Rock
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: NO ASSAYS - NO SAMPLES TAKEN.


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Commodity): PLACER GOLD IS THE MINERAL SAID TO EXIST ON THIS CLAIM.

Comment (Workings): BUILDINGS - NOT MINING RELATED;


References

Reference (Deposit): 1932 DIREXPL USFS


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