War Eagle Mine

The War Eagle Mine is a iron 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: War Eagle Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Iron

Lat, Long: 46.64167, -112.21750

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War Eagle Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: War Eagle Mine


Commodity

Primary: Iron
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Silver


Location

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


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: R. S. Hale (Estate)


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
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

Form: IRREGULAR BODIES


Structure

Type: R
Description: Boulder Batholith


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Magnetite
Ore: Galena


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 60.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG 1C 13, P. 20.

Reference (Production): PARDEE AND SCHRADER, 1933, U.S.G.S. BULL. 842, P. 60