Towsley Mine

The Towsley Mine is a silver and lead 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: Towsley Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead

Lat, Long: 46.74083, -112.36306

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Towsley Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Towsley Mine


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Lead
Secondary: Copper
Tertiary: Fluorine-Fluorite


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
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

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Boulder Batholith

Type: L
Description: Marysville Stock


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ORE OF $10-50/TON IN AU OR PB, ZN AND AG (1900)


Materials

Ore: Lead
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): SHAFTS, THE VEIN IS PENETRATED BY THE NILE CROSSCUT AT A DEPTH OF 140 FT.

Comment (Location): 2.2 KM NNE OF ROUNDTOP MTN.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 76, PL. 5