Nile Mine

The Nile Mine is a 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: Nile Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 46.73806, -112.36528

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Satelite image of the Nile Mine

Nile Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Nile Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Copper


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Wallace Birkhead And Others
Years: 1933 -


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: Marysville Stock


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Copper
Ore: Lead
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): 2.8 KM SE OF MT BELMONT.

Comment (Workings): 2 SHAFTS, ADIT, OPEN CUTS

Comment (Production): SEVERAL CARLOADS OF ORE RICH IN GALENA


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 74-5, PL. 5

Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842, P. 74.