Basin Mill

The Basin Mill is a gold mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 5,079 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: Basin Mill  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 5,079 Feet (1,548 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.2689, -112.26140

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Basin Mill MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Basin Mill


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson


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.


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: The Billern Corp, P. O. B. 465,Basin, Mt
Company ID: 2401401
Home Office: Montana
Info Year: 1982


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Processing Plant
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Environmental Factors): NO DISCHARGING ADITS, FILLED SHAFTS, SEEPS, OR SPRINGS WERE IDENTIFIED AT THE SITE. NO SURFACE WATER WAS FLOWING ON OR NEAR THE SITE DURING THE INVESTIGATION. THE NEAREST SURFACE WATER WAS OVER 1,000 FEET AWAY; NO SURFACE WATER SAMPLES WERE COLLECTED DUE TO THE LACK OF A DIRECT RUNOFF ROUTE. NO HAZARDOUS MINE OPENINGS WERE IDENTIFIED AT THE SITE.


References

Reference (Deposit): PRIORITY SITES, SUMMARY REPORT, MARCH 1994, P. 5-84.

Reference (Deposit): MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF STATE LANDS. ABANDONED HARDROCK MINES

Reference (Deposit): MSHA REPORT DATED SEPTEMBER 1982.


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