Lucky Irishman Lode

The Lucky Irishman 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: Lucky Irishman Lode  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

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

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 45.97306, -112.25972

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Satelite image of the Lucky Irishman Lode

Lucky Irishman Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lucky Irishman Lode
Secondary: Jefferson


Commodity

Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Pipestone District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Richard H. Caldwell


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
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: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAY REPORTS - AG - .4 OZ/TON AU - TRACE


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Workings): NO. 1 SHAFT - 6 FEET BY 6 FEET BY 33 FEET DEEP. NO. 2 SHAFT 6 FT BY 6 FT BY 12 FEET DEEP. NO. 3 CUT - 3 FT BY 2 1/2 FEET BY 20 FT LONG. NO. 4 CUT 2 FT BY 2 1/2 FT BY 20 FT LONG

Comment (Geology): GRANITE IS THOUROUGHLY DECOMPOSED

Comment (Commodity): SAMPLE WAS TAKEN FROM AN APLITE DIKE


References

Reference (Deposit): 1940 DIREXPL USFS


Colorized Mining Photos

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