The (Facility) East Helena Lead Smelter is a lead, smelter mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 3,891 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.
Elevation: 3,891 Feet (1,186 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Smelter
Lat, Long: 46.5889, -111.91670
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(Facility) East Helena Lead Smelter MRDS details
Primary: (Facility) East Helena Lead Smelter
Secondary: East Helena Smelter
Primary: Lead, Smelter
Secondary: Sulfur, Sulfuric Acid
County: Lewis and Clark
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 indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.
Description: Smelter Production 579701 Mt
Description: Smelter Production 60873 Mt
Description: Smelter Production 63413 Mt
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Plant
Plant Type: Smelter
Plant Subtype: Flotation
Operation Type: Processing Plant
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): CONTRACT SMELTER STILL OPERATING ON A CONTRACT BASIS. AS OF 1995-CUSTOM SMELTER.
Reference (Deposit): MESA
Reference (Deposit): ASARCO 1995 ANNUAL REPORT-