Copper Elk #5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Group

The Copper Elk #5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Group is a silver and gold mine located in Fergus county, Montana.

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: Copper Elk #5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Group  

State:  Montana

County:  Fergus


Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 47.2128, -109.15000

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Copper Elk #5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Copper Elk #5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Group


Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


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.


Type: Unknown


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Owner Name: J. J. Strank
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Montana
Info Year: 1988


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: 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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Reference (Deposit): MONTANA BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 127, 1988, P. 4.