Canyon Creek Placer

The Canyon Creek Placer is a 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: Canyon Creek Placer  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.88278, -112.34167

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Canyon Creek Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Canyon Creek Placer


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1869
Year Last Production: 1931
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

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Location): THE PLACER MINING CONTINUES FOR 5 MILES DOWNSTREAM FROM THE MOUTH OF THE VIRGINIA CREEK, LAT LONG. ARE AT THE CONVERGENCE OF BOTH CREEKS

Comment (Deposit): MODERATELY RICH ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL. 842, 1933, P. 87.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG MEM NO 26, P. 55, 62, 63

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 87.

Reference (Production): MBMG MEM NO 26, P. 62