Windy Ridge Prospects

The Windy Ridge Prospects is a gold mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 6,201 feet.

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: Windy Ridge Prospects  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation: 6,201 Feet (1,890 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.77167, -112.32583

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Windy Ridge Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Windy Ridge Prospects


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Tungsten


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: C. P. Cotter
Home Office: Townsend, Mt.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1942
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

Type: L
Description: Marysville Stock


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Scheelite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): NUMEROUS PROSPECTS.

Comment (Deposit): SCHEELITE IS ERRATICALLY DISTRIBUTED

Comment (Workings): OLD SHALLOW SHAFTS AND ADITS FOR AU PROSPECTING. SHALLOW PITS AND TRENCHES IN TACTITE FOR W.

Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: 1942 (W)

Comment (Deposit): TOO LOW GRADE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): DMEA RECORDS

Reference (Deposit): USBM R1 6334, P. 5, 21, 23.