The Clark Fork of the Columbia River Placer is a gold mine located in Granite 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.
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 46.7125, -113.33194
Active Mining Claims
Claim data is for Mines level premium members.
Clark Fork of the Columbia River Placer MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Clark Fork of the Columbia River Placer
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Garnet Range
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene
|Comment: TEST HOLES IN ALL PROMISING AREAS, IN 1940 3 HOLES IN SEC. 08, 09, 10, AND 16 OF T. 10 N, R. 12W WERE DRILLED. 60 FT IN SHALE BEDROCK, 2 25 FT HOLES INTO CLAY, ONLY TRACES OF AU FOUND.|
|Comment: LAT. LONG. AT BEARMOUTH, MOST PLACER WORK HAS BEEN DONE FROM BEARMOUTH TO NIMROD|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: MBMG MEM NO 26, P. 35, 37