Golden Thread Mine

The Golden Thread Mine is a lead and silver 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: Golden Thread Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 46.31222, -112.17917

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Golden Thread Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Golden Thread Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Gold


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Gorden Giulio
Home Office: Box 130, Boulder, Mt.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
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 Batholiith


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Location): LAT AND LONG ARE GENERAL.


References

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 10, P. 27.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 428, PL. 1.

Reference (Production): MBMG BULL 16, P. 102.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 16; P. 102.


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