King Solomon Ridge Group

The King Solomon Ridge Group is a uranium mine located in Jefferson county, Montana.

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: King Solomon Ridge Group  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Uranium

Lat, Long: 46.46861, -112.01944

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King Solomon Ridge Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: King Solomon Ridge Group
Secondary: Hinman Mine
Secondary: Fourty-Niner Mine
Secondary: President Group


Commodity

Primary: Uranium
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Clancy-Lump Gulch District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1958
Time Period: 1952-1958
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^0.28-0.50% U3o8 From Presidents Group.


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1949
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pitchblende
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): ABOUT 1 MI E OF KING SOLOMAN MINE.

Comment (Deposit): CHALCEDONY VEINS FOUND TO BE RADIOACTIVE AT THE SURFACE AND CONTAINS SECONDARY URANIUM MINERALS. SOME ZONES ARE UP TO 40 FT WIDE AT THE SURFACE.

Comment (Workings): A GROUP OF ADITS. 49ER HAS A 500 FT CROSSCUT (1951).

Comment (Deposit): OPEN PIT ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Production): MBMG BULL 16, P. 43

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 428, P. 63, 67.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 988-F.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 16, P. 43.


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