The Acme Placer is a gold mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 5,315 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 5,315 Feet (1,620 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 46.89694, -112.43083
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Acme Placer MRDS details
Primary: Acme Placer
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Gould-Stemple 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 definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Owner Name: Cowling, A. A.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Boulder Batholith
Description: Granite Peak Stock
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene
Comment (Development): THE RECENT OWNER WAS A TENDER-FOOT AND HAD NO KNOWLEDGE OF MINING
Comment (Workings): A SMALL CABIN WAS BUILT ON THE CLAIM
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1968)
Reference (Deposit): 1938 OTHER USF
Reference (Deposit): FS FILES