Woodrow Wilson Mine

The Woodrow Wilson Mine is a kaolin, silica, silver, and 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: Woodrow Wilson Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Kaolin, Silica, Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 46.42083, -112.26389

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Woodrow Wilson Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Woodrow Wilson Mine


Commodity

Primary: Kaolin
Primary: Silica
Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


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 definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Lee Irelan Mining Co., Inc.
Home Office: 820 6th Ave., Helena, Mt.


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

Not available


Alterations

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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

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: GOOD CERAMIC GRADE KAOLIN IN ZONE NEXT TO VEIN.

Comment (Location): ABOUT 0.8 KM NE OF OLD BALDY MOUNTAIN. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1954)

Comment (Commodity): GOOD CERAMIC GRADE KAOLIN IN ZONE NEXT TO VEIN.


References

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 12-06-1962

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 1151, PL. 1.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 27, PL. 2, 4.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 25, P. 27.