Mount Evans Summit

Region West, Northwest
States
Mineral systems
Deposit types
Commodities
Other minerals

Information leading to the delineation of this focus area

Basis for focus area Zinc deposits, similar geologic setting to regional sedimentary exhalative (sedex) systems.
Identified resources Unknown.
Production Unknown.
Status Unknown.
Estimated resources Unknown.
Geologic maps Vuke and others (2007), scale 1:500,000.
Geophysical data Inadequate aeromagnetic and aeroradiometric data.
Favorable rocks and structures Lower Belt Supergroup metasedimentary rocks.
Deposits Unknown.
Evidence from mineral occurrences Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Mining Archives.
Geochemical evidence None.
Geophysical evidence None.
Evidence from other sources Could be metamorphosed remnant of Sedimentary exhalative (sedex) style sulfide deposit.
Cover thickness and description Unknown.
Authors Kaleb C. Scarberry.
New data needs Geologic mapping, geophysical, and geochemical surveys.
Geologic mapping and modeling needs Geologic mapping.
Geophysical survey and modeling needs High resolution geophysical survey.
Digital elevation data needs Lidar inadequate.