The Montana City Placer Mine is a gold mine located in Jefferson county, Montana.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 46.5383, -111.95690
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Montana City Placer Mine MRDS details
Primary: Montana City Placer Mine
Owner Name: Dave R. Newman / Elliston Con Grupe
Company ID: 2401787
Home Office: Montana
Info Year: 1986
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Placer
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): MSHA INFORMATION REPORT NUMBER 2401787
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