Sheep Mountain Mine

The Sheep Mountain Mine is a gold mine located in Fergus county, Montana at an elevation of 5,299 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: Sheep Mountain Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Fergus

Elevation: 5,299 Feet (1,615 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 47.1756, -109.19440

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Satelite image of the Sheep Mountain Mine

Sheep Mountain Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sheep Mountain Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Montana
County: Fergus


Land Status

Land ownership: Unknown
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Missouri Plateau, Unglaciated


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Location): ALSO IN SEC 5


References

Reference (Deposit): MBM & G BULL 100, 1976, P7

Reference (Deposit): MBM & G BULL 111, DIR OF MINING ENTERPRISES FOR 1979, P. 5.

Reference (Deposit): MBM & G BULL 72, 1969, P7

Reference (Deposit): ALSO IN SEC 5

Reference (Deposit): MBM & G BULL 95, 1975, P7