Franklin and Sam Gaty

The Franklin and Sam Gaty is a mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 3,924 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: Franklin and Sam Gaty  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation: 3,924 Feet (1,196 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 46.6392, -112.07280

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Franklin and Sam Gaty MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Franklin and Sam Gaty
Secondary: Franklin
Secondary: Sam Gaty


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: Scratchgravel


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

Type: Located Claim
Type: Patented


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Ankerite
Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Environmental Factors): THERE WERE NO ADIT DISCHARGES, SEEPS, SPRINGS, OR STREAMS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SITE. A GRATE PLACED OVER THE SHAFT DISALLOWED SAMPLING OF GROUNDWATER. ONE CAVING SHAFT WAS LOCATED ON-SITE. THE MAJORITY OF THE SITE WAS ENCLOSED BY BARBED WIRE FENCES AND LOCATED GATES. CN HEAP LEACH MATERIAL - THE CONCENTRATION OF CYANIDE IN THE MATERIAL WAS MEASURED AT 0.366 MG/KG.

Comment (Reserve-Resource): GRADES ARE FROM 701, AVERAGE OF 10 UNDERGROUND ASSAYS. TONNAGES ESTIMATED BY INVESTIGATOR


References

Reference (Deposit): MBMG FILE DATA,UNPUB.,COPY TOO DIM TO REPRODUCE

Reference (Deposit): KNOPF,1963,USGS MAP I-381

Reference (Deposit): MONTANA DEPT. OF STATE LANDS. ABANDONED HARDROCK MINES

Reference (Deposit): PRIORITY SITES, SUMMARY REPORT, MARCH 1994, P. 5-148.

Reference (Deposit): PARDEE AND SCHRADER,1933 USGS BULL.842,P.41-42