Spokane Bar

The Spokane Bar is a gold mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 3,681 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: Spokane Bar  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation: 3,681 Feet (1,122 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.6672, -111.81530

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Satelite image of the Spokane Bar

Spokane Bar MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Spokane Bar
Secondary: Spokane Bar Sapphire Mine
Secondary: American Gem Corp.


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Sapphire
Tertiary: Gemstone


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark


Land Status

Land ownership: Unknown
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 definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: American Gem Corp., Greg Dhal
Home Office: Helena, Mt
Info Year: 1995


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Placer
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


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 (Ownership): AS OF 1995, AMERICAN GEM CORP. HAS THE FOLLOWING PROPERTIES: GEM MOUNTAIN, UPPER DRY COTTONWOOD, EL DORADO, LOVESTONE, AND SPOKANE BAR SAPPHIRE LOCATIES.


References

Reference (Deposit): MONTANA BUREAU OF MINES & GEOLOGY MEMOIR 26, 1948, P. 72.

Reference (Deposit): PERSONAL COMMUNICATION WITH ROBIN MUCCULLUCH; MONTANA BUREAU

Reference (Deposit): OF MINES & GEOLOGY, BUTTE, MT., AUGUST 1995.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1994, DIRECTORY OF PRINCIPAL U.S.

Reference (Deposit): GEMSTONE PRODUCERS IN 1993; U.S. BUREAU OF MINES MINERAL

Reference (Deposit): INDUSTRY SURVEYS, P. 35.