Dearborn River Titanium/Iron Occurrence

The Dearborn River Titanium/Iron Occurrence is a mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 3,999 feet.

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: Dearborn River Titanium/Iron Occurrence  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation: 3,999 Feet (1,219 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 47.20833, -112.11667

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Dearborn River Titanium/Iron Occurrence MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Dearborn River Titanium/Iron Occurrence


Commodity

Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Titanium, Metal


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Elephant Mountains - Black Rock


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Sandstone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Sandstone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Magnetite
Ore: Ilmenite


Comments

Comment (Geology): OCCURRENCE IS IN TOP OF VIRGELLE SANDSTONE

Comment (Location): OCCURS IN 8 SECTIONS ALONG DEARBORN RIVER IN VIRGELLE SANDSTONE. LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE GIVEN IS ARBITRARY POINT IN CENTER OF AREA


References

Reference (Deposit): SCHMIDT, ROGER G., 1979, ROCKS AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE WOLF CREEK AREA, LEWIS AND CLARK AND CASCADE COUNTIES, MONTANA: USGS BULL 1441, P. 69

Reference (Deposit): 1966 RECON R.G. SCHMIDT: BULL. 144