Boeing Prospect

The Boeing Prospect is a fluorine-fluorite 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: Boeing Prospect  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Fluorine-Fluorite

Lat, Long: 46.65, -112.30417

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Boeing Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Boeing Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Austin District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: DISSEMINATED, IRREGULAR, BANDED


Structure

Type: R
Description: Boulder Batholith


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation, Silicification


Rocks

Name: Mafic Intrusive Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Mafic Intrusive Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Mafic Intrusive Rock
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Fluorite
Ore: Lead
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): NW CORNER OF A PIT 3 FT WIDE, 6 FT WIDE AT TOP, 7 FTIN HEIGHT, FLUORITE IN SE WALL OF OPEN CUT NE OF WINZE

Comment (Location): PIPE LINE AND RAILWAY NEAR PROPERTY.

Comment (Workings): TUNNEL, WINZE, CROSSCUT, PITS AND TRENCHES


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL-955-E, P. 210-13,

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 28, P. 24.