Homestake Mine

The Homestake Mine is a gold 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: Homestake Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.88806, -112.48250

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Homestake Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Homestake Mine
Secondary: Bachelor Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Gould-Stemple 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: Granite Peak Stock


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: $100/TON AU.


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Copper
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): 2.1 KM NW OF JAY GOULD MINE. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1968)

Comment (Production): ORE WORTH $100/TON AU

Comment (Workings): 2 ADITS


References

Reference (Production): USGS BULL 842, P. 87.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 87, PL. 7