Daniel Stanton Mine

The Daniel Stanton 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: Daniel Stanton Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 46.47083, -112.24583

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Daniel Stanton Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Daniel Stanton Mine
Secondary: Stanton Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Gold
Tertiary: Uranium


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


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


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitization, Hydrothermal


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

Analytical Data: SOME SERICITIZED ROCK CONTAINS 0.26 % U.


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Gold
Ore: Sphalerite


Comments

Comment (Location): 2.1 KM NE OF RED MOUNTAIN. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1950)

Comment (Deposit): THE ZONE FROM THE CENTER OUTWARD CONSISTS OF (1) A MEDIAL JOINT PLANE, (2) ROCK ALTERED LARGELY TO SERICITE, (3) ROCK ALTERED LARGELY TO CLAY. RADIOACTIVITY IS RESTRICTED TO LOWER ADIT. URANIUM IS MAINLY FOUND IN THE SERICITE BAND.

Comment (Workings): 2 ADIT LEVELS CONNECTED BY RAISES AND 3 STOPES.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 428, P. 55, 57, 58, PL. 1.

Reference (Deposit): USGS MAP MR-21, P. 12.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 254.