Republic Mine

The Republic Mine is a lead mine located in Fergus county, Montana at an elevation of 4,199 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: Republic Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Fergus

Elevation: 4,199 Feet (1,280 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Lead

Lat, Long: 47.1414, -109.52920

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Republic Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Republic Mine
Secondary: Hamilton Lead Prospect
Secondary: Republic Lode Mining Claim


Primary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver


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.


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


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): USBM IC 7544, 1950, P46 AND 73

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

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

Reference (Deposit): MBM & G MEM 37, 1959, P33

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