Ruth Placer

The Ruth Placer is a mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 4,800 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: Ruth Placer  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation: 4,800 Feet (1,463 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 46.69083, -111.65139

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Ruth Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ruth Placer


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Missouri River


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Osborne, William A. And Ruth


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1945
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Shale
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Shale
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Commodity): SOME FINE COLOR WAS FOUND

Comment (Workings): DISCOVERY CUT AND TUNNEL, A TRENCH, A SHAFT 65 FEET DEEP.


References

Reference (Deposit): 1947 DIREXPL USFS

Reference (Deposit): 1948 DIREXPL USFS

Reference (Deposit): 1949 DIREXPL BLM