York

The York is a gold mine located in Lewis and Clark county, Montana.

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: York  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 46.62093, -111.77896

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York MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: York
Secondary: Cabin
Secondary: Bar Gulch


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: York


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1993
Mined: 404345.250 g
Material type: Gold


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Deposit Type: Sediment-hosted, disseminated Au
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Discovery Year: 1864
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Sediment-hosted Au


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Pyrite


Comments

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.


References

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