King Tut Mine

The King Tut Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Lewis and Clark 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.

Mine Info

Name: King Tut Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 46.65611, -112.22917

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King Tut Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: King Tut Mine


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Zinc
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Antimony


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Austin District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1880
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

Form: IRREGULAR PIPES OR CHIMNEYS


Structure

Type: R
Description: Boulder Batholith


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 40% PB, 120 OZ/TON AG


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Stibnite
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Workings): WINZE SUNK 150 FT. ON A 45 DEGREE SLOPE. SHAFT, CROSSCUT TUNNEL

Comment (Location): ABOUT 1.7 KM SW OF DREADNAUGHT HILL

Comment (Deposit): ONE PIPE IS 2 FT. WIDE AND 6 FT. IN STOPE LENGTH. TO A DEPTH OF 40 FT. THE ORE CONSISTS MOSTLY OF CARBONATES


References

Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842, P. 62.

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 03-11-1963.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 62,