The Franklin and Sam Gaty is a mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana at an elevation of 3,924 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 3,924 Feet (1,196 Meters)
Lat, Long: 46.6392, -112.07280
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Franklin and Sam Gaty MRDS details
Primary: Franklin and Sam Gaty
Secondary: Sam Gaty
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 definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Type: Located Claim
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): 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
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