The Quartz Creek is a silica mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 7,598 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: 7,598 Feet (2,316 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silica
Lat, Long: 46.4153, -112.25890
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Quartz Creek MRDS details
Primary: Quartz Creek
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): MONT IND MINERALS,MINOBRAS,1975,P
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