The Boulder District-Montana is a lead, gold, and silver mine located in Jefferson county, Montana.
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Commodity: Lead, Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 46.2319, -112.15560
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Boulder District-Montana MRDS details
Primary: Boulder District-Montana
District: BOULDER DISTRICT
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: VEIN, SHEAR ZONE, PLACER
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1870
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: BOULDER BATHOLITH
Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 16, P. 38-40.
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 289-297.
Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 610, P. 152-53.
Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 428, P. 94, PL. 1.
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