Ajax Mine

The Ajax Mine is a gold and silver 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: Ajax Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 46.65472, -112.06083

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Ajax Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ajax Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Scratch Gravel Mining Corp.

Owner Name: H. T. O'Reilly
Home Office: 933 Tenth Ave., Helena, Mt.


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

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1.1 OZ/TON AG, 1.1% CU, ASSAY FOR ORE OTHER THAN AU


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): S SIDE OF SCRATCHGRAVEL HILLS.

Comment (Deposit): IN THE 60 FT INCLINE, THE LODE IS FROM 1-2 FT WIDE.

Comment (Workings): 2 INCLINES


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 56, PL. 3.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 14, P. 21.

Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842, P. 56.