Auchard Creek Titanium/Iron Occurrence

The Auchard Creek Titanium/Iron Occurrence is a mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 4,101 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: Auchard Creek Titanium/Iron Occurrence  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation: 4,101 Feet (1,250 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 47.24361, -112.17694

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Auchard Creek Titanium/Iron Occurrence MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Auchard Creek 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 definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


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: Ilmenite
Ore: Magnetite


Comments

Comment (Location): ALONG AUCHARD CK. EXACT LOCATION WITHIN SEC. 12 UNCERTAIN

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


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