The Clancy District is a silver, gold, and lead mine located in Jefferson county, Montana.
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Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold, Lead
Lat, Long: 46.4667, -111.98330
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Clancy District MRDS details
Primary: Clancy District
Secondary: Lump Gulch District
Secondary: Warm Springs Creek District
District: WARM SPRINGS CREEK DISTRICT
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: VEIN/SHEAR
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1866
Discovery Year: 1866
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: BOULDER BATHOLITH, DIKES
Reference (Deposit): PARDEE, J. T. AND J. C. SCHRADER, 1933, METALLIFEROUS DEPOSITS OF THE GREATER HELENA MINING REGION, MONTANA, USGS BULL. 842 P. 227-232
Reference (Deposit): KNOPF, A., 1913, ORE DEPOSITS OF THE HELENA MINING REGION, MONTANA USGS BULL. 527 P. 102-107
Reference (Deposit): STONE, R. W., 1910, GEOLOGIC RELATION OF ORE DEPOSITS IN THE ELKHORN MOUNTAINS, USGS BULL. 470.
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