Jefferson Creek Placer

The Jefferson Creek 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: Jefferson Creek Placer  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.84306, -112.67361

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Jefferson Creek Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Jefferson Creek Placer
Secondary: Charles Pryse and G&G Toole Placers


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Finn 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

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Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
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

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

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Comments

Comment (Development): G&G TOOLE OWNER: HARRY C.W. RICHTER AND CATHERINE KIELEY, 314 SPRUCE ST.; TOWNSEND MONT., OPERATOR: LOUIS EICH, ELMER WAGGNER, TOWNSEND, MONT., PRODUCING IN 1961; CHARLES PRYSE OWNER: HARRY C.W. RICHTER, 842 8TH AVE., HELENA MONT., PRODUCING AND DEVELOPING IN 1962; JEFFERSON CREEK PLACERS OWNER VENTURE MINING CORP., 4100 SW HWY, SUITE 200, HOUSTON TX. 77027, PRODUCING IN 1975, IN SEC 11, T12, R9.

Comment (Location): LAT LONG ARE FOR THE CONJUCTION OF JEFFERSON CR AND MADISON GULCH. PLACER MINING CONTINUES UP STREAM. G&G TOOLE AND CHARLES PRYSE ARE BOTH LOCATED AT SEC 11, T12, R9. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1968)

Comment (Location): Added Lewis and Clark county and promoted it to first place to correct lat/long-county discrepancy.


References

Reference (Deposit): MBMG MEM 26 , P. 119, 129.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 114

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 33, P. 37

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 25, P. 42.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 100, P. 29.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 610, P.167-8.

Reference (Production): MBMG MEM 26, P. 129.