Blue Cloud District

The Blue Cloud District is a lead and silver 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: Blue Cloud District  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 46.6139, -112.16530

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Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Blue Cloud District

Blue Cloud District MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Blue Cloud District


Commodity

Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Copper
Tertiary: Antimony
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Bismuth
Tertiary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Tin
Tertiary: Tungsten


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: BLUE CLOUD DISTRICT


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: VEIN, TACTITE, DISSEMINATED
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant:


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

Type: R
Description: BOULDER BATHOLITH


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 211.

Reference (Deposit): US BUREAU OF MINES RI 6334, P. 25-6.

Reference (Deposit): USGS MINERAL RESOURCES; USBM MINERAL YEARBOOK.