Tail Holt Mine

The Tail Holt Mine is a gold mine located in Fergus county, Montana at an elevation of 5,623 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: Tail Holt Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Fergus

Elevation: 5,623 Feet (1,714 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 47.2067, -109.20940

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Tail Holt Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Tail Holt Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Montana
County: Fergus


Land Status

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.


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Environmental Factors): THERE WERE NO MILL TAILINGS POSITIVELY IDENTIFIED AT THIS SITE DURING THE INVESTIGATION. ONE ADIT DISCHARGE WAS OBSERVED AT THE SITE. NO MAXIMUM CONTAMINANT LEVELS WERE EXCEEDED IN THE DISCHARGE. NO OTHER SURFACE WATER WAS OBSERVED ON OR THE NEAR THE SITE. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS MINE OPENINGS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SITE INCLUDED THE ADIT AND THE AIR RAISE SOUTH OF THE SITE.


References

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES IC 7544, 1950, P. 22 AND 70.

Reference (Deposit): PRIORITY SITES, SUMMARY REPORT, MARCH 1994, P. 5-53.

Reference (Deposit): MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF STATE LANDS. ABANDONED HARDROCK MINES