Trinity Gulch Placer

The Trinity Gulch Placer is a gold 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: Trinity Gulch Placer  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.80389, -112.20611

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Trinity Gulch Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Trinity Gulch Placer


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Wolf Creek District (?)


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1880
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

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Location): TRINITY CREEK JOINS WILLOW CREEK WHICH THEN JOINS LITTLE PRICKLEY PEAR W OF THE CHEVALLIER RANCH. LAT. LONG. ARE WHERE TRINITY AND WILLOW CREEKS MEET.

Comment (Development): FAIRLY RICH BUT SOON WORKED OUT.

Comment (Geology): GRAVELS FOR SEVERAL MI. ABOVE ITS MOUTH WERE TESTED FOR DREDGING AND IT WAS FOUND TO CARRY TO LITTLE GOLD TO WARRENT DEVELOPMENT.

Comment (Workings): 1927 A LITTLE DRIFT MINING WAS DONE. IT WAS ABOUT 3 TO 4 MI. ABOVE THE MOUTH

Comment (Production): 1872 PAY $8/DAY PER WORKER, ONLY SMALL SAMPLE OF GOLD WAS FOUND IN 1927


References

Reference (Deposit): MBMG MEM 26, P. 55, 61

Reference (Production): MBMG MEM NO 26, P. 61.