Rimini District

The Rimini District is a gold, 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: Rimini District  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Lead, Silver

Lat, Long: 46.5, -112.25000

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Satelite image of the Rimini District

Rimini District MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Rimini District
Secondary: Vaughn District


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Lead
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Copper
Tertiary: Uranium
Tertiary: Arsenic


Location

State: Montana
County: Lewis and Clark
District: VAUGHN DISTRICT


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: MONTANA LEAD CO.
Info Year: 1928


Production

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Deposit

Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: VEIN/SHEAR
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1864
Discovery Year: 1864
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant:


Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

Type: R
Description: BOULDER BATHOLITH

Type: L
Description: RED MOUNTAIN FAULT, LEE MOUNTAIN-VALLEY FORGE SHEAR ZONE


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration: TOURMALINIZATION
Alteration Text: TOURMALINIZATION

Alteration Type: L
Alteration: SERICITIZATION
Alteration Text: SERICITIZATION


Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 842, P. 246-49.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 428, P. 54-5.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 527, P. 80-2.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 610, P. 157-58.

Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 1151, P. 88-92.