The Victory Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 6,001 feet.
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Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 46.7075, -112.50556
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Victory Mine MRDS details
Primary: Victory Mine
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Ophir District
Land ownership: National Forest
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 definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Owner Name: Jack Rowand
Home Office: Helena, Mt.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1900
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: VERTICAL PIPE
Description: Boulder Batholith
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian
Analytical Data: $40/TON AU AG
Comment (Workings): SHAFT, ADIT, WINZE. FLOODED IN 1912
Comment (Location): 4.0 KM NE OF BLACKFOOT CITY. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1958)
Comment (Deposit): PIPE IS 2-12 FT. IN DIAMETER
Comment (Production): $40000 BETWEEN 1900 AND 1912, $40-100/TON AU, AG
Comment (Deposit): ORE MILLED AT MINE SITE WITH LATER CYANIDING OF TAILINGS FOR GOLD RECOVERY ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 32
Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 98, P. 25, 26.