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Deposit Details

Name

Montana Silver Lead

Aliases

Clarkes Lode
May Queen Shaft
Montana Western Extended

Parent Deposit

Zeehan Mineral Field

Type

Mine or Prospect

Operational Status

Abandoned

Status Date

Unknown

Main Commodity Type

Metals

Description

6 parallel lodes at surface, open pit, shaft and a number of adits and drives

Locality

Parting Creek Lake, NW of Zeehan

Deposit Size

Medium: 10 000 t - 1 000 000 t

Host Rock Ages

Neoproterozoic

Mineralisation Ages

Neoproterozoic

Uses

Form

Replacement
Vein (single, sheet, saddle)

Rock Type

quartzite
sandstone
shale
siltstone
slate

Commodities

Lead
Silver
Zinc

Gangue

Arsenopyrite
Calcite
Pyrite
Quartz
Siderite

Exploration

Geochemical surveys
Geological mapping
Geophysical surveys
Prospecting

Structures

Dip Strike Comments
- 20 -

Resources

Date Total Production Pre-Mining
01/01/1962 - - More Details
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Resource Details
Resource/Reserve Info Date 01/01/1962
Total Production
Pre-Mining

Type From Date To/At Date Tons LEAD
tons
SILVER
Ounces (produced)
Production 01/01/1899 31/12/1902 27.96 2563.0
Production 01/01/1937 01/03/1958 2276.0 276785.0
Total Production 01/01/1899 01/03/1958 2304.0 279348.0