The Cable Placer is a gold mine located in Deer Lodge county, Montana at an elevation of 6,601 feet.
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Name: Cable Placer
County: Deer Lodge
Elevation: 6,601 Feet (2,012 Meters)
Lat, Long: 46.2017, -113.20220
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Cable Placer MRDS details
Primary: Cable Placer
Secondary: Cable Mountain Placer
County: Deer Lodge
District: Cable Mountain
Land ownership: National Forest
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Owner Name: Cable Mountain Mining, Inc
Home Office: Montana
Info Year: 1988
Years: 1988 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Placer
Mining Method: Alluvial Mining
Year First Production: 1988
Discovery Year: 1988
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 610, 1968, P149
Reference (Deposit): ALSO LOCATED IN SEC 11,14,23
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