Justice Mine

The Justice Mine is a gold 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: Justice Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 46.47333, -112.28250

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Justice Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Justice Mine
Secondary: Clementha Mines
Secondary: Justice-Clementh Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Copper
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Antimony
Tertiary: Uranium


Location

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


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


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: Fault Zone Trending Northeast, Dip 70-80 Nw


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: RADIOACTIVITY ON ONE SPOT ON JUSTICE DUMP WAS .026 MR PER HOUR. FIVE TIMES BACKGROUND LEVEL, RADIOACTIVE MINERAL NOT IDENTIFIED


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Gold
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Tourmaline
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): MINERALS IN VEIN CRUSHED BY POST MINERALIZATION MOVEMENT ALONG FAULT

Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1954)

Comment (Workings): THE JUSTICE MINE HAS AN ADIT WHICH EXTENDS 220 FT EAST FROM MINNEHAHA CREEK RD. DRIFTS EXTEND ALONG THE VEIN TO THE NE AND SW. MOST IS CAVED. THE CLEMENTH MINE JOINS THE JUSTICE ON THE NE. IT HAS A 150 FT SHAFT AND MODERATELY EXTENSIVE UNDERGROUND LEVELS. INACCESSIBLE IN 1955.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 1151, P. 110

Reference (Production): USGS BULL 1151, P. 110-11.