The Travis 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: 46.445, -112.30278
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Travis Placer MRDS details
Primary: Travis Placer
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
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
Analytical Data: AU IS $14/OZ
Comment (Location): UPPER W TRIB. OF TENMILE CREEK. LAT LONG ARE ON TRAVIS RES. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1954)
Comment (Deposit): GRAVEL IS AS MUCH AS 40FT DEEP.
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 261-2