The Baltimore is a gold mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 5,879 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: Baltimore  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 5,879 Feet (1,792 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.2861, -112.15310

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Baltimore MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Baltimore


Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Zinc


State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Amazon

Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: Patented


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Owner Name: Summit Silver Inc
Home Office: Montana
Info Year: 1987

Owner Name: Monida S. Vaughn
Percent: 99.00
Home Office: Montana
Info Year: 1978


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


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Chalcocite
Unknown: Arsenopyrite


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Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL. 842, 1933, P.292-293

Reference (Deposit): USGS P.P. 428, 1963, P.92, PL#1 B, LCN.#89

Reference (Deposit): MBM & G MEM 31, 1950, P35

Reference (Deposit): MBM & G MEM 20, 1940, P35

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 16, 1960, P.38-39

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Drumlummon Mine at Marysville, Montana late 1880s

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