North Star Claim

The North Star Claim is a silver, copper, and 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: North Star Claim  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Copper, Gold

Lat, Long: 46.68194, -112.07361

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North Star Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: North Star Claim


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: W. P. Abbott


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

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

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

Analytical Data: SAID TO ASSAY AS MUCH AS $59/TON AU, $6/TON AG, $9/TON CU (1913)


Materials

Ore: Copper
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Location): ABOUT 0.2 KM S OF MULLIN MINE.

Comment (Deposit): 3 PARALLEL VEINS; 1 FT, 2 FT., AND 3 FT. WIDE. UP ON S SLOPE MORE OPEN CUTS SHOW AN IRREGULAR BODY OF THE CONTACT-METAMORPHIC TYPE. IT HAS NOTEWORTHY AMOUNTS OFGOLD

Comment (Workings): OPEN CUTS

Comment (Geology): THESE VEINS ARE PARALLEL TO QUEEN OF THE VALLEY VEIN


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 50, PL. 3