Kendall

The Kendall is a silver and gold mine located in Fergus county, Montana at an elevation of 4,898 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: Kendall  

State:  Montana

County:  Fergus

Elevation: 4,898 Feet (1,493 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 47.27944, -109.47556

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Kendall MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Kendall
Secondary: Cr Kendall
Secondary: Kendall Venture Mine
Secondary: Barnes King
Secondary: C.R. Kendall
Secondary: Muleshoe Claims Deposit
Secondary: Judith Gold Mine
Secondary: Santiago
Secondary: North Moccasin Mines


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Tungsten


Location

State: Montana
County: Fergus
District: North Moccasin


Land Status

Land ownership: Mixed
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
Type: Located Claim


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: Judith Gold Corp. (Still Retains A 5% Nsr)
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1984

Owner Name: Grayhall Resources, Inc
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1997

Owner Name: Addwest Gold, Inc.
Percent: 50.00
Home Office: Kentucky
Info Year: 1997
Years: 1987 - 1988

Owner Name: Canyon Resources Corp.
Percent: 50.00
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1997
Years: 1987 - 1988

Owner Name: Addwest Gold, Inc.
Percent: 60.00
Home Office: Kentucky
Info Year: 1997
Years: 1989 - 1990

Owner Name: Canyon Resources Corp.
Percent: 40.00
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1997
Years: 1989 - 1990

Owner Name: Canyon Resources Corp.
Company ID: 2470122
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1997
Years: 1990 -


Production

Year: 1998
Material type: Residual Heap Leach. Canyon Resources 1998 10K, p. 15.
Year: 1997
Material type: Residual Heap Leach. Canyon Resources 1998 10K, p. 15.
Year: 1996
Material type: Residual Heap Leach. Canyon Resources 1998 10K, p. 15.
Description: Residual Heap Leach Gold Production 3607 Tr Oz
Year: 1995
Mined: 19000.000 mt
Material type: Canyon Resources 1995 10K, p. 11.
Description: Ore Production @ 0.079 Opt 21000 St Ore
Year: 1994
Mined: 1441000.000 mt
Material type: Canyon Resources 1995 10K, p. 11.
Description: Ore Production @ 0.044 Opt 1588000 St Ore
Year: 1993
Mined: 1576000.000 mt
Material type: Canyon Resources 1995 10K, p. 11.
Description: Ore Production @ 0.049 Opt 1737000 St Ore
Year: 1992
Mined: 1403000.000 mt
Material type: Canyon Resources 1995 10K, p. 11.
Description: Ore Production @ 0.059 Opt 1546000 St Ore
Year: 1991
Mined: 1362000.000 mt
Material type: Canyon Resources 1995 10K, p. 11.
Year: 1990
Mined: 868000.000 mt
Year: 1989
Mined: 1157000.000 mt
Year: 1988


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Plant
Deposit Type: Alakaline Au-Te (Au-Ag-Te veins)
Plant Type: Leach
Plant Subtype: Hydromet
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Open Pit
Milling Method: Heap Leach-Merrill-Crowe
Year First Production: 1988
Discovery Year: 1890
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y
Deposit Size: M


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Missouri Plateau, Unglaciated


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Alkaline Au-Te (Au-Ag-Te veins)


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Structure: ROUGHLY SYMETRICAL DOMAL STRUCTURE OF N. MOCCASIN MOUNTAINS


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration: OXIDATION


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Syenite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Tertiary


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Silver
Ore: Gold
Ore: Fluorite
Ore: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): Merged Deposit ID 10105725 (Kendall Property) and 10008782 (Kendall Deposits) to Deposit ID 10269407 (Kendall)

Comment (Deposit): CORRECTED MINES ID FROM 2401029 (TRIAD INVEST. INC) TO MINES ID 2470122 (CR KENDALL). ALSO LISTED UNDER MINES ID 2401628

Comment (Names): 1989 PRODUCING OPERATION (OF CANYON RESOURCES) IS REFERRED TO AS THE "KENDALL VENTURE".

Comment (Production): 1989 (START UP YEAR) PRODUCTION WAS 29,913 OZ.AU FROM 1,179,100 MT ORE. FULL CAPACITY LEVEL BELIEVED TO BE ABOUT 60,000 OZ AU /YR. 1989 RESERVE = 155,000 CONT.OZ. AU. HEAP LEACH OPERATION. MINE RESERVES MINED OUT IN JAN 1995 AND FINAL RECLAMATION STARTED. AS OF JAN 1995 ALL IDENTIFIED MINEABLE ORE RESERVES HAVE BEEN MINED AND THE RECLAMATION STARTED. HEAP LEACH WILL OPERATE TILL ALL REMAINING GOLD CAN BE RECOVERED.

Comment (Workings): PROPERTY FIRST DEVELOPED BY OPEN PIT & SURFACE ADITS. FROM BARNES KING, AN INCLINED & A VERTICAL SHAFT DRIVEN TO MAIN ORE BODY. A 3700 FT. ADIT DRIVEN OFF TO HORSESHOE & MULESHOE CLAIMS. THE LOWER LEVELS OF N. MOCCASIN MINE DEVELOPED FROM 400 LEVEL OF BARNES - KING. PRODUCTION HAS BEEN MAINLY FROM THE LARGE OPEN PITS, ESP. THE KENDALL AND BARNES - KING PITS. NUMEROUS SMALL OPEN PITS ARE LOCATED ALONG THE MINERALIZED ZONE. UNDER GROUND WORKINGS WERE ALSO EXTENSIVE, BUT LITTLE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE.

Comment (Reserve-Resource): 1995 RESERVES FROM CANYON RESOURCES 1994 10-K REPORT.

Comment (Geology): ORE FOUND IN TWO ZONES - AN UPPER OXIDIZED ZONE - AMENABLE TO CYANIDATION AND BELOW A "BLACK" OR UNOXIDIZED OR ZONE IN BITUMINOUS, SHALY BANDS THAT REQUIRED ROASTING PRIOR TO TREATMENT.


References

Reference (Deposit): MINING RECORD. KENDALL MINE ACHIEVES RECORD GOLD

Reference (Deposit): OUTPUT. JUNE 2, 1992.

Reference (Deposit): GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE. LEWISTOWN AREA MINE REPORTS GOLD

Reference (Deposit): FALLS TRIBUNE. JUNE 4, 1992.

Reference (Deposit): NEIDIGER TUCKER BRUNER, INC. GOLD MARKET RESEARCH-CANYON RESOURCES CORP. SEPT. 1988, 8 PP.

Reference (Deposit): NATIONAL SECURITIES NETWORK. RESEARCH REPORT - CANYON RESOURCE CORP. AUG. 4, 1989, 2 PP.

Reference (Deposit): NO. 9, P. 18.

Reference (Deposit): DONOVAN, ROBERTA. THAR'S STILL GOLD IN THEM HILLS. GREAT

Reference (Deposit): APR. 27, 1992.

Reference (Deposit): SEG NEWSLETTER. NORTHERN ROCKIES: MONTANA. APR. 1992,

Reference (Deposit): APR. 14, 1992.

Reference (Deposit): NORTHERN MINER. CANYON IMPROVES ITS BOTTOM LINE.

Reference (Deposit): NO. 7, P. 17.

Reference (Deposit): GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE. GOLD DOUBLES FROM KENDALL MINE.

Reference (Deposit): SEG NEWSLETTER. NORTHERN ROCKIES: MONTANA. OCT. 1991,

Reference (Deposit): MAY 1, 1990, 4 PP.

Reference (Deposit): SMITH NEW COURT INTERATIONAL MINING. CANYON RESOURCES.

Reference (Deposit): OCT. 1991, NO. 7, P. 17.

Reference (Deposit): SEG NEWSLETTER. NORTHERN ROCKIES-MONTANA: KENDALL MINE.

Reference (Deposit): 5-2, P. 5-3.

Reference (Deposit): MINE RECOVERABLE MINEABLE RESERVES AS OF DEC. 1, 1990, TABLE

Reference (Deposit): PINCOCK, ALLEN, & HOLT, INC. (PROPRIETARY). C.R. KENDALL

Reference (Deposit): CANYON RESOURCES CORPORATION, 1995 FORM 10-K REPORT, P8.

Reference (Deposit): _____. PROSPECTUS-CANYON RESOURCES CORP. NOV. 8, 1985,71 P

Reference (Deposit): CANYON RESOURCES CORPORATION, 1995 ANNUAL REPORT, P20.

Reference (Deposit): THE MINING RECORD, 3/24/94, P9.

Reference (Deposit): SKILLINGS MINING REVIEW, 3/12/94, P11.

Reference (Deposit): ENGINEERING & MINING JOURNAL, 11/93, P96.

Reference (Deposit): AMERICAN MINES HANDBOOK, 96, PP. 62, 63; & 97 PP. 71, 72.

Reference (Deposit): COMPANIES, P219.

Reference (Deposit): _____. FORM 10-K. DEC. 31, 1989, 76 PP.

Reference (Deposit): _____. FORM 10-K. DEC. 31, 1988, 60 PP.

Reference (Deposit): _____. FORM 10-K. DEC. 31, 1987, 75 PP.

Reference (Deposit): _____. FORM 10-K. DEC. 31, 1986, 49 PP.

Reference (Deposit): _____. CORPORATE PROFILE. JUNE 1990, 2 PP.

Reference (Deposit): _____. CORPORATE FACT SHEET. MAY 1989, 2 PP.

Reference (Deposit): _____. ANNUAL REPORT 1990. 37 PP.

Reference (Deposit): _____. ANNUAL REPORT 1985. 21 PP.

Reference (Deposit): _____. ANNUAL REPORT 1986. 21 PP.

Reference (Deposit): CANYON RESOURCES CORP., FORM 10-Q. MAR. 31, 1991, 15 PP.

Reference (Deposit): MONT. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 129, 1991,

Reference (Deposit): RANDOL GOLD DIRECTORY, 1988.

Reference (Deposit): RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY, 1996/97, U.S. MINES AND MINING

Reference (Deposit): SKILLINGS MINING REVIEW, 2/26/94, P10.

Reference (Deposit): MBM & G, BULL. 111, DIR OF MINING ENTERPRISES FOR 1979, P5.

Reference (Deposit): MULTIPLE PROPERTY STUDY -- MPF DATA FILED UNDER 0300270028

Reference (Deposit): MBM & G BULL 100, P.7

Reference (Deposit): MBM & G BULL 95, 1975, P.7

Reference (Deposit): USBM IC 7544, 1950, P.44 AND 69

Reference (Deposit): MBM G MEM 31, 1949 P.22

Reference (Deposit): MBM G MEM 8, 1933 P.20

Reference (Production): CAYNON RESOURCES 1996 FORM 10-K REPORT, PP. 10-11.

Reference (Deposit): THE MINING RECORD, 9/15/93, P9.

Reference (Deposit): THE MINING RECORD, 4/28/93, P5.

Reference (Deposit): THE MINING RECORD, 2/03/93.

Reference (Deposit): MONT. DEPT. OF STATE LANDS. PRELIM. ENVIRON. REVIEW - FOR TRIAD INVESTMENTS, INC., NORTH MOCASSIN PROJECT. AUG. 1984, UNK. PP., WITH APPENDICES.

Reference (Deposit): MINING ENGINEERING. INDUSTRY NEWSWATCH - CANYON RESOURCES PREDICTS "POSITIVE EARNINGS" FOR 1991. AUG. 1991, P. 1020.

Reference (Deposit): PRODUCTION IN 1ST QUARTER. JUNE 10, 1992, P. 53-54.