Sauerkraut Gulch Placer

The Sauerkraut Gulch Placer is a gold mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 4,600 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: Sauerkraut Gulch Placer  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation: 4,600 Feet (1,402 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.9144, -112.75830

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Sauerkraut Gulch Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sauerkraut Gulch Placer
Secondary: Sauerkraut Gulch


Primary: Gold


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

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.


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Owner Name: Clay And Bob Lewis
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Montana
Info Year: 1990


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Placer
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): MBMG MEM 26,1948 P64

Reference (Deposit): MONT. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 129, 1991,