The Lizzie Osborne is a sulfur-pyrite mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 6,959 feet.
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Elevation: 6,959 Feet (2,121 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Sulfur-Pyrite
Lat, Long: 46.3475, -112.20140
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Lizzie Osborne MRDS details
Primary: Lizzie Osborne
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Names): ADDITIONAL NAMES CATARACT
Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 16, 1960, P. 33-34
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