Belmont Mine

The Belmont 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: Belmont Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 46.745, -112.31722

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Satelite image of the Belmont Mine

Belmont Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Belmont Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Silver Crescent, Inc.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Boulder Batholith

Type: L
Description: Marysville Stock


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Hydrothernal Alteration


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: $10-20/TON AU


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Location): E SLOPE OF BELMONT MT.

Comment (Production): RICH PRODUCER PRE 1900. D1D PRODUCED IN 1933, 1939, 1942, 1952.

Comment (Deposit): A SYSTEM OF VEINS RUNNING AT HIGH ANGLE TO THE SURFACE. THE SOUTH (MAIN) VEIN'S STRIKE RUNS W TO NW AND FORKS TO TNE W INTO 2 MAIN BRANCHES. THE NORTH VEIN STRIKES NW TO N. IT FORKS TO THE E. ORE IS FOUND FROM THE 4TH LEVEL TO THE SURFACE. THE VEINS DO NOT CONTINUE ACROSS LARG DIKE.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 527, P. 73.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 63.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 57, P. 109-10, PL.1

Reference (Deposit): USGS-USBM MINERAL YEARBOOK IN 1933, 1939, 1942, 1952

Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842; USGS-USBM MINERAL YEARBOOK