The Panqewasset is a gold mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana.
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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.
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 46.8778, -112.46750
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Panqewasset MRDS details
County: Lewis and Clark
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Environmental Factors): NO DISCHARGING ADITS, FILLED SHAFTS, SEEPS, OR SPRINGS WERE IDENTIFIED AT THE SITE. NO SURFACE WATER WAS IDENTIFIED ON OR NEAR THE SITE. THE NEAREST SURFACE WATER WAS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 350 FEET FROM THE SITE; CONSEQUENTLY, NO SURFACE WATER OR SEDIMENT SAMPLES WERE COLLECTED. POTENTIAL SAFETY HAZARDS IDENTIFIED AT THE SITE INCLUDED ONE OPEN ADIT. TAILINGS - NO METALS CONCENTRATIONS WERE ELEVATED ABOVE BACKGROUND. WASTE ROCK - NO METALS CONCENTRATIONS WERE ELEVATED SIGNIFICANTLY ABOVE BACKGROUND.
Reference (Deposit): MONTANA DEPT. OF STATE LANDS. ABANDONED HARDROCK MINES
Reference (Deposit): PRIORITY STIES, SUMMARY REPORT, MARCH 1994, P. 5-152.