Margaret Placer

The Margaret Placer is a gold mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 5,518 feet.

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: Margaret Placer  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation: 5,518 Feet (1,682 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.90222, -112.45083

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Margaret Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Margaret Placer


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Gould-Stemple 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

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Milton J. Wilds


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1935
Discovery Method: 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: Granite Peak Stock


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AU .01 OZ/TON
Analytical Data: ASSAY REPORT


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1968)

Comment (Workings): THE PROSPECT HOLE IS VERY OLD (PRIOR TO 1931)

Comment (Deposit): ROOSTER BILL GULCH IS SOURCE OF PLACER DEPOSITS

Comment (Commodity): AU IS ALLEDGED TO EXIST THOUGH NOT ENOUGH TO CONSTITUTE MINERALIZATION WAS FOUND


References

Reference (Deposit): 1936 DIREXPL USF

Reference (Deposit): FS FILES