Austin District

The Austin District is a gold, copper, 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: Austin District  

State:  Montana

County:  Lewis and Clark

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Copper, Silver

Lat, Long: 46.6389, -112.24170

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Austin District MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Austin District


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Copper
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Iron
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Antimony


Location

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


Land Status

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Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: PLACER, CONTACT METASOMATIC
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1880
Discovery Year: 1880
Years of Production:
Organization:
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Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

Type: R
Structure: OVERTHRUST
Description: BOULDER BATHOLITH, LEWIS OVERTHRUST

Type: L
Structure: FOLDING
Description: NORTHWESTWARD TRENDING FOLDS


Alterations

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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. 59-62.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG IC 13, P. 32.