Victory Mine

The Victory Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 6,001 feet.

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: Victory Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

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

Site Name

Primary: Victory Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper


Location

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


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Jack Rowand
Home Office: Helena, Mt.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1900
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: VERTICAL PIPE


Structure

Type: R
Description: Boulder Batholith


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: $40/TON AU AG


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Hematite
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

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


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 32

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 98, P. 25, 26.