Eureka Mine

The Eureka Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Jefferson county, Montana at an elevation of 7,598 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: Eureka Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation: 7,598 Feet (2,316 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 46.1678, -112.27440

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Eureka Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Eureka Mine
Secondary: Eureka Lead #1 Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Elkhorn Mining 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.


Holdings

Type: Patented
Type: Located Claim
Type: Unknown


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Kolberg, Arnold J.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Montana
Info Year: 1998


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Deposit): PROPERTY INCLUDES PARTS OF SECTIONS 17 AND 20 AS WELL. SMALL MINE, CLOSED SINCE 1988.


References

Reference (Deposit): RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY, 1994/95, P291 & 1996/97, P 217.

Reference (Deposit): MONTANA BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, MEM 20, 1940, P38.

Reference (Deposit): MONTANA BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, BULL 16, 1960.


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