The Sheep Creek Group is a copper mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana.
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Primary Mineral: Copper
Lat, Long: 46.96833, -112.06528
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Sheep Creek Group MRDS details
Primary: Sheep Creek Group
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Wolf Creek District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): 1.5 KM FROM MOUTH OF SHEEP CREEK ON NE SLOPE.
Comment (Workings): 2 SHAFTS
Comment (Deposit): WORK CEASED BEFORE LODE WAS DISCOVERED AT DEPTH. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): HELENA NF MAP, 1967, USFS
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 114.