The Montreal Mine is a iron mine located in Beaver county, Utah at an elevation of 5,400 feet.
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Elevation: 5,400 Feet (1,646 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Iron
Lat, Long: 38.45028, -113.06333
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Montreal Mine MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Montreal Mine
Secondary: Niagara Falls Tunnel
Land StatusLand ownership: Private
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Contact Metamorphic
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1912
Discovery Year: 1900
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: M
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Basin And Range/Thrust Belt/Plateau Transition
Description: Assymetric North Plunging Anticline (Rocky Range)
Alteration Text: Skarn-Thermal Metamorphism.
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
|Comment: SW 1/4, NW 1/4, SW 1/4, SECTION 23.|
|Comment: MINED OUT: MINED FROM: 1912, 1940-48, 1949, 1951, 1953-1957|
|Comment: OPEN PIT AND 2 LEVELS OF UNDERGROUND WORKINGS|
|Comment: 1915 ASSAY: CU=2.13% FE=36.04% AG=.71% INSOLVABLE=13.70%|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: WHELAN, J A, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE ROCKY RANGE: UGMS IN PRESS
Reference Category: Production
Reference: EVERTS, M L, 1979, ON-SITE INVESTIGATION: UTAH GEOLOGICAL AND MINERAL SURVEY.