The York is a gold mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 46.62093, -111.77896
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York MRDS details
Secondary: Bar Gulch
County: Lewis and Clark
Mined: 404345.250 g
Material type: Gold
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Deposit Type: Sediment-hosted, disseminated Au
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Discovery Year: 1864
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Sediment-hosted Au
Comment (Reserve-Resource): A geologic resource of more than 7,000,000 oz Au occurs in stratiform potassic reefs in the Proterozoic Greyson Fm. Reefs (mineralized stratigraphic horizons) average 0.01 to 0.015 oz Au/ton and extend for miles.
Comment (Reserve-Resource): Reported resource is a reserve for the Cabin-Bar Gulch area. Location coordinates at the Cabin area.
Reference (Production): Pardee, J.T. and Schrader, F.C., 1933, Metalliferous deposits of the greater Helena mining region, Montana: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 842, 318 p.
Reference (Reserve-Resource): Foster and Childs, 1993
Reference (Reserve-Resource): Thorson and others, 1999