Elizabeth Mine

The Elizabeth Mine is a silver 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: Elizabeth Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 46.68111, -112.06917

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Elizabeth Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Elizabeth Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Lead
Tertiary: Arsenic


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Fred Moratt


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: L
Description: Local Strike Faults Dipping Northeastward


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Mimetite
Ore: Lead
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): ORE YIELDED $5.50/TON AU, ASSAYED AT $11.50/TON AU, SO LESS THAN 50% RECOVERY. ORE IN ADJACENT SILVER LEAD VEIN SAID TO ASSAY AT $35/TON AG, PB

Comment (Deposit): COPPER STAINED ORE CONTAINS MORE AU.

Comment (Workings): SHAFTS, OPEN CUTS, INCLINES. WORKINGS BELOW 120 FT. FLOODED

Comment (Location): 1.2 KM NE OF SCRATCHGRAVEL HILL.


References

Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842, P. 51.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 50-1, PL. 3