Wolf Creek Coal Mine

The Wolf Creek Coal Mine is a subbituminous mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 3,701 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: Wolf Creek Coal Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation: 3,701 Feet (1,128 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Subbituminous

Lat, Long: 47.0025, -112.06778

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Wolf Creek Coal Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Wolf Creek Coal Mine


Commodity

Primary: Subbituminous
Tertiary: Bentonite


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: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: M


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Bentonite


Comments

Comment (Location): JUST S OF WOLF CREEK.

Comment (Deposit): COAL MINED FROM 4 BEDS IN LOWER 65 FT. OF SEDIMENTARY MEMBER OF TWO MEDICINE FORMATION

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS CONSIST OF 10 OR MORE SMALL PITS AND ONE ADIT

Comment (Geology): TWO MEDICINE FM. HAS SEDIMENTARY AND VOLCANIC MEMBERS


References

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

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. 81-82