The Landers Fork Mercury Occurrence is a mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 5,899 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.
Elevation: 5,899 Feet (1,798 Meters)
Lat, Long: 47.15, -112.63722
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Landers Fork Mercury Occurrence MRDS details
Primary: Landers Fork Mercury Occurrence
County: Lewis and Clark
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: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Geophysical Anomaly
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Analytical Data: 2 ROCK SAMPLES SHOWED 3.6 PPM AND 5.0 PPM MERCURY
Comment (Location): 1 MI. NE OF HEART LAKE ABOUT 200 FT. ABOVE E. BANK OF LANDERS FORK IN UNSURVEYED SEC. 17 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 7-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH USFS LAND OWNERSHIP BOUNDARIES, 1:126,720 SCALE.
Comment (Deposit): OCCURS AS A GEOCHEMICAL ANOMALY ONLY
Reference (Analytical Data): SRC.REF: MUDGE, M.R. AND OTHERS, 1974, USGS BULL. 1385-B, P. 53
Reference (Deposit): MUDGE, MELVILLE R., AND OTHERS, 1974, MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE SCAPEGOAT WILDERNESS, POWELL AND LEWIS AND CLARK COUNTIES, MONTANA: USGS BULL. 1385-B, P. 53, 5
Reference (Deposit): 1970 COMPILE MUDGE, M.R. AND OTHERS: BULL. 1385-