The Basin Mill is a gold mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 5,079 feet.
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Elevation: 5,079 Feet (1,548 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 46.2689, -112.26140
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Basin Mill MRDS details
Primary: Basin Mill
Land ownership: Unknown
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Owner Name: The Billern Corp, P. O. B. 465,Basin, Mt
Company ID: 2401401
Home Office: Montana
Info Year: 1982
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Processing Plant
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
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.
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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