Dog Creek Mine

The Dog Creek Mine is a phosphorus-phosphates mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 6,401 feet.

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: Dog Creek Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation: 6,401 Feet (1,951 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Phosphorus-Phosphates

Lat, Long: 46.6769, -112.35720

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Dog Creek Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Dog Creek Mine


Commodity

Primary: Phosphorus-Phosphates
Tertiary: Uranium
Tertiary: Fluorine-Fluorite


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark


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

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Ownership

Not available


Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: 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

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Geology): PHOSPHORIA IS ON THE NE LIMB OF THE DOG CREEK SYNCLINE, BEDS GENERALLY STRIKE NW AND DIP LESS THAN 30 DEG. MINE DEVELOPED BY 145 FT LONG INCLINED ADIT. BED MINED WAS 1.5- 2 FT THICK. 2 CARS WERE SHIPPED AVERAGING 31% P205. BLOCKED OUT RESERVES WERE 8000 LONG TONS AND ESTIMATED RESERVES TOTALED ANOTHER 200000 LONG TONS.


References

Reference (Deposit): CRIB

Reference (Deposit): LUFT, STANLEY, 1958, NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY,

Reference (Deposit): PROPERTIES AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT, PHOSPHATE

Reference (Deposit): REPORT.

Reference (Deposit): POPOFF, C.C., 1965, AN EVALUATION OF THE WESTERN PHOSPHATE

Reference (Deposit): INDUSTRY AND ITS RESOURCES, PART 2, MONTANA, USBM RI 6611.