The Butcher Knife Mine is a gold mine located in Fergus county, Montana at an elevation of 5,000 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 47.1553, -109.25530
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Butcher Knife Mine MRDS details
Primary: Butcher Knife Mine
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Missouri Plateau, Unglaciated
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): USGS 18TH ANN REP PT3 1896-97 P606
Reference (Deposit): IN ALPINE GULCH
Reference (Deposit): MBM G MEM 31, 1949 P.21