Little Ox Mine

The Little Ox Mine is a gold and silver 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: Little Ox Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 46.77278, -112.32000

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Little Ox Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Little Ox Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc
Tertiary: Antimony


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Louis Peura
Home Office: 1124 6th Ave., Helena, Mt.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1956
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: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Galena
Ore: Covellite
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): ABOUT 3.0 KM NW OF MARYSVILLE.

Comment (Production): WITH BIG OX SENT 2 CARLOADS OF LEAD ORE.


References

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 10, P. 34

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 30, P. 28

Reference (Deposit): USBM MIN. YR. 1934, P. 399

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 57, PL. 1.