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Mineral resources of the Elkhorn Wilderness Study Area, Broadwater and Jefferson Counties, Montana

Bulletin 1805

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Abstract

The Elkhorn Wilderness Study Area in west-central Montana has a moderate to high potential for resources of porphyry-type copper and molybdenum in the western part of the area, and a moderate to high potential for resources of gold, silver, lead, and zinc in replacement and vein deposits in the eastern part of the area. No evidence of potential oil, gas, and geothermal resources was identified in this study.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Mineral resources of the Elkhorn Wilderness Study Area, Broadwater and Jefferson Counties, Montana
Series title:
Bulletin
Series number:
1805
Year Published:
1990
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
Report: vii, 37 p.; 5 plates: 39.22 x 31.30 inches or smaller
Country:
United States
State:
Montana
County:
Broadwater County, Jefferson County
Other Geospatial:
Elkhorn Wilderness Study Area