Black Rock

The Black Rock is a gold and copper mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 5,200 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: Black Rock  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)

Commodity: Gold, Copper

Lat, Long: 46.3867, -112.00670

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Black Rock MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Rock
Secondary: Madison


Primary: Gold
Primary: Copper


State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Butte District

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.


Type: Unknown


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Owner Name: Arkona Resources (5% Nsr)
Info Year: 1996

Owner Name: Stellar Gold Corp.
Percent: 50.00
Info Year: 1996

Owner Name: Bmr Gold Corp.
Percent: 55.00
Home Office: Canada
Info Year: 1996


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Plant
Plant Type: Leach
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Combined Methods
Milling Method: Heap Leach-Electrowin
Discovery Year: 1980
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): COMPANIES, P220.

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

Reference (Deposit): MBM & G MEM 15, 1935, P32

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, 1933, P269

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL. 16, 1960, P. 67

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