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.
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 46.83944, -112.67361
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Jefferson Creek Placer MRDS details
Primary: Jefferson Creek Placer
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Finn 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
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene
Comment (Deposit): DREDGEABLE GROUND THOUGHT TO BE EXHAUSTED ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Location): LAT LONG ARE ON THE SPLITING OF JEFF. CR NEAR ITS HEAD ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1968)
Reference (Deposit): MBMG MEM NO 26, P. 119, 129.
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 114
Reference (Production): MBMG MEM NO 26, P. 129.