Walhalla

Prospect, Probably inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Mo

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SD
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-5
Latitude 57.59493
Longitude -133.39104
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Location and accuracy This site is at an elevation of about 500 feet where the Walhalla claim was once staked on a prominent iron-stained zone. It is about 0.9 mile east of the mouth of Taylor Creek and about 0.5 mile southeast of the northwest corner of section 28, T. 49 S., R. 75 E.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The Walhalla claim was staked over a prominent red-stained cliff of altered diorite in 1930 (Brew and Grybeck, 1984; Kimble and others 1984). Kimble and others (1984) collected a 28-foot chip sample at the base of this cliff. It contained only 30 parts per million (ppm) molybdenum and 0.7 ppm silver.
Geologic map unit (-133.392749738801, 57.5945883182369)
Age of mineralization Cretaceous or younger based on the age of the diorite host rock.
Alteration of deposit Red staining on diorite.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration None, other than surface sampling.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

The prospect is in the Chuck River Wilderness Area which is closed to mineral exploration and mining.

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