Blizzard

The Blizzard is a copper, silver, zinc, lead, and gold mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 6,401 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: Blizzard  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper, Silver, Zinc, Lead, Gold

Lat, Long: 46.3608, -112.14060

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Satelite image of the Blizzard

Blizzard MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Blizzard


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver
Primary: Zinc
Primary: Lead
Primary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Colorado


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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

Type: Patented


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Clarence Renouard
Percent: 99.00
Home Office: Montana
Info Year: 1978


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Rhodochrosite
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Pyrolusite
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Calcite
Unknown: Arsenopyrite
Unknown: Sphalerite


Comments

Comment (Reserve-Resource): MATRIX GRADE FROM USGS PROF. PAPER 428, P. 75. MATRIX GRADES ARE ASSAYS EXCEPT ZN. ZN GRADE EST. BY EVALUATOR. RES. QUANT. ARE ESTIMATES BY EVALUATOR

Comment (Location): DEPOSIT ALSO IN SEC 18


References

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BUL. 16 P. 49

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF PAPER 428, 1963, P.75 & PLATE #11


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