Katy Mine

The Katy Mine is a gold, silver, and lead 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: Katy Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 46.6675, -112.06056

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Katy Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Katy Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Copper


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Otto Anderson
Years: 1927 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidized


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): 1.8 KM NW OF FOREST VALE CEMETERY.

Comment (Production): $75000 TOTAL PRODUCTION UP TO 1927.

Comment (Deposit): THREE CLOSELY SPACED PARALLEL VEINS WITH ALTERED WALL ROCK

Comment (Workings): 175 FT. ADIT, 50 FT. STOPE EXTENDS 95 FT., IN TOTAL PROBABLY SEVERAL THOUSAND FT. OF WORKINGS.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 54, PL. 3

Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842, P. 54, PL. 3.