Honeycomb

The Honeycomb is a copper 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: Honeycomb  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 46.99222, -112.10639

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Satelite View

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Satelite image of the Honeycomb

Honeycomb MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Honeycomb
Secondary: Hudson Group


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Wolf Creek District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: S. C. Hudson


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: BUNCHES, PIPES


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Slate
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Slate
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 5-20% CU, 4-20 OZ/TON AG, 0.01 OZ TO $.60/TON AU


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): 16 TONS AT 10% CU, 5 OZ/TON AG, 0.01 OZ/TON AU.

Comment (Workings): AN ADIT, DRIFTS

Comment (Location): N SIDE OF LITTLE CREEK.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 113

Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842, P. 113.