The Tenmile Cr and Gould 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.
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 46.91667, -112.25972
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Tenmile Cr and Gould Placer MRDS details
Primary: Tenmile Cr and Gould Placer
Secondary: Bear and Try Again Creeks
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Rimini District
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.
Owner Name: Gould Placer (Try Again Cr)
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1864
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Boulder Batholith
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Holocene
Analytical Data: ONE SIZE FINE $12/OZ, COURSER $16/OZ ($20.67/OZ AU)
Comment (Deposit): ON TRY AGAIN CREEK 1,000,000 CUBIC YARD OF RICH GRAVEL, 9 FT DEEP ON BEDROCK OF GRANITE
Comment (Location): LAT LONG ARE FOR THE CONFLUENCE OF MINNEHAHA AND TENMILE CR. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1959)
Comment (Production): MOST PERSISTENT PRODUCERS ARE THE MONITOR, TUCKER, AND MINNEHAHA GULCHES.
Comment (Workings): GOULD PLACER ON TRY AGAIN CREEK HAD PUT IN EQUIPMENT FOR HYDRAULIC MINING (1925)
Comment (Geology): THE PLACER GROUND IS CONFINED TO THE UPPER REACHES OF TENMILE AND ITS TRIBUTARIES
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 261.
Reference (Deposit): MBMG MEM NO 26, P. 55, 57-8.
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 1151, P. 86, PL. 1.
Reference (Deposit): MBMG MEM NO 5, P. 24.
Reference (Deposit): 5) USGS PP 610, P. 157-58.
Reference (Production): MBMG MEM NO 26, P. 57