Betsy Ross Mine

The Betsy Ross 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: Betsy Ross Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 46.45583, -112.27361

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Betsy Ross Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Betsy Ross Mine
Secondary: 1900 Group


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Unknown


Ownership

Owner Name: Montana Lead Co.


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: Lee Mountain-Valley Forge Shear Zone


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitized


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Iron


Comments

Comment (Location): S OF LEE MTN.

Comment (Workings): 2 ADIT DRIFTS


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 253-54