War Eagle Mine

The War Eagle Mine is a lead mine located in Fergus county, Montana at an elevation of 4,400 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: War Eagle Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Fergus

Elevation: 4,400 Feet (1,341 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 47.1611, -109.38470

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War Eagle Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: War Eagle Mine


Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Zinc


State: Montana
County: Fergus

Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.


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Owner Name: G. S. Abbott
Home Office: Montana
Info Year: 1977

Owner Name: Red Ore Development, Calgary, Alberta
Home Office: Canada
Info Year: 1977


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
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General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Missouri Plateau, Unglaciated

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): MBM & G BULL 58, 1967, P12

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL. 107, PG 6.

Reference (Deposit): USBM IC 7544, 1950, P24 AND 72

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