Colorado Gulch Deposits

The Colorado Gulch Deposits is a tungsten and garnet mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana.

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: Colorado Gulch Deposits  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Tungsten, Garnet

Lat, Long: 46.53333, -112.16667

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Satelite image of the Colorado Gulch Deposits

Colorado Gulch Deposits MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Colorado Gulch Deposits


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Primary: Garnet


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Boulder Mountains Area


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
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

Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Garnet


Comments

Comment (Geology): LIMESTONE NEAR QUARTZ MONZONITE CONTACT.

Comment (Deposit): OLD WORKINGS. NO TUNGSTEN PRODUCTION (REF. 1)


References

Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., UNPUBLISHED DATA.

Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M. AND TWETO, O.L., 1962, TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP, MR-25.

Reference (Deposit): KNOPF, A., 1933, USGS BULL. 527.

Reference (Deposit): PARDEE, J.T., AND SCHRADER, F.C., 1933, USGS BULL. 842.