Area North of Warm Springs Creek

The Area North of Warm Springs Creek is a phosphorus-phosphates mine located in Deer Lodge county, Montana at an elevation of 6,398 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: Area North of Warm Springs Creek  

State:  Montana

County:  Deer Lodge

Elevation: 6,398 Feet (1,950 Meters)

Commodity: Phosphorus-Phosphates

Lat, Long: 46.1744, -113.05530

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Satelite image of the Area North of Warm Springs Creek

Area North of Warm Springs Creek MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Area North of Warm Springs Creek


Commodity

Primary: Phosphorus-Phosphates
Tertiary: REE
Tertiary: Chromium
Tertiary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Tertiary: Nickel
Tertiary: Uranium
Tertiary: Vanadium


Location

State: Montana
County: Deer Lodge


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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

Type: Federal Lease


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

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Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

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Comments

Comment (Deposit): THIS RECORD IS FOR A LARGE AREA COVERING THE PHOSPHATE MINERALIZATION IN THE AREA NORTH OF WARM SPRINGS CREEK. THUS IT INCLUDES SECS. 5,6,8,16,17,23,24 IN T5N, R 12W. DEPOSIT SEQ NO. 0300230152 IS LOCATED IN THIS AREA PHOSPHATE OCCURES MOSTLY IN FINE TO MEDIUM-COURSE PELLETS AND OOLITES.

Comment (Reserve-Resource): M1 C3 RETORT MEMBER: Q50; RESOURCE BLOCK ABOVE ENTRY LEVEL, BED AREA 836100 SQUARE METERS; Q25, RESOURCE BLOCK ABOVE FIRST 30M BELOW ENTRY LEVEL, BED AREA 854680 SQUARE METERS; Q10; TOTAL RESOURCE IN AREA, BED AREA 1579300 SQUARE METERS.


References

Reference (Reserve-Resource): SWANSON, ROGER, 1973, GEOLOGY AND PHOSPHATE DEPOSITS OF THE

Reference (Reserve-Resource): PERMIAN ROCKS IN CENTRAL WESTERN MONTANA, USGS PROF. PAPER

Reference (Reserve-Resource): 313-F, P. 779-833.


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