The Whitetail District is a silver and lead mine located in Jefferson county, Montana.
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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.
Commodity: Silver, Lead
Lat, Long: 46.0389, -112.31110
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Whitetail District MRDS details
Primary: Whitetail District
District: WHITETAIL DISTRICT
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: VEIN, SHEAR ZONE
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 16, P. 75-76.
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