Seven Mile Creek Placer

The Seven Mile Creek 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: Seven Mile Creek Placer  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.62889, -112.05500

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Seven Mile Creek Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Seven Mile Creek Placer
Secondary: Sevenmile Creek Placer


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Scratchgravel Hills 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
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

Type: L
Description: Scratchgravel Quartz Monzonite Stock


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): LAT LONG ARE ON MOUTH OF SEVENMILE CREEK. PLACER WORKS CONTINUE FROM ITS MOUTH TO GREENHORN.

Comment (Production): SEVENMILE CREEK AND ITS TRIBUTARIES PRODUCED $1200000 PRE 1933.

Comment (Deposit): DOWNSTREAM FROM WHERE THE HELENA-AUSTIN ROAD CROSSES STREAM TO ITS MOUTH APPEARS TO BE A LIKELY AREA TO TEST FOR DREDGING. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Workings): SLUICING


References

Reference (Deposit): MBMG MEM 26, P.55,58.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 610, P.155.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P.59.

Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842, P.59; MBMG EM 26, P.58.