Tenmile Cr and Gould Placer

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.

Mine Info

Name: Tenmile Cr and Gould Placer  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.91667, -112.25972

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Tenmile Cr and Gould Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Tenmile Cr and Gould Placer
Secondary: Monitor
Secondary: Tucker
Secondary: Minnehaha
Secondary: Bear and Try Again Creeks


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver


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

Owner Name: Gould Placer (Try Again Cr)


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1864
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

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ONE SIZE FINE $12/OZ, COURSER $16/OZ ($20.67/OZ AU)


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Silver


Comments

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


References

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