Copper Hill Mine

The Copper Hill Mine is a silver 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: Copper Hill Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 46.65694, -112.24028

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Copper Hill Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Copper Hill Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Iron


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Austin District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: J. W. S. Corr


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
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

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Boulder Batholith


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THE LODE IS IN THE LIMESTONE AT THE CONTACT WITH INTRUSIVE QUARTZ MONZONITE. THE ORE APPEARS TO BE SPORATICALLY DISTRIBUTED THROUGH A VERTICAL RANGE OF MORE THAN 100 FT AND A HORIZONTAL DISTANCE OF ABOUT 0.25 MILE.

Comment (Workings): 2 ADIT LEVELS, THE LODE IS PENETRATED BY NORTHERN PACIFIC R.R. TUNNEL.

Comment (Commodity): FE FOR FLUXING

Comment (Location): IN AN AREA NEARLY INCLOSED BY BEND OF THE NORTHERN PACIFIC R.R.


References

Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842, P. 61.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 61