Coors 602

Occurrence in Sweet Grass county in Montana, United States with commodities Platinum, Palladium, Copper, Nickel

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10056245
MRDS ID SP01024
Record type Site
Current site name Coors 602

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -110.09219, 45.43436 (WGS84)
Elevation 2743
Relative position ABOUT 2.1 MI SOUTHWEST OF PICKET PIN MOUNTAIN
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Montana Sweet Grass

Comments on the location information

  • IN GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST. UNSURVEYED

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Platinum Primary
Palladium Primary
Copper Secondary
Nickel Secondary

Analytical data

Result AN INTERVAL 25 FT WIDE CONTAINED 4.4 PPM PT AND 11 PPM PD

Nearby scientific data

(1) -110.09219, 45.43436

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description The Stillwater Complex Is Exposed Along The Northern Margin Of The Beartooth Uplift, One Of Several Laramide Basement-Cored Ranges That Make Up The Rocky Mountain Foreland Of South-Central Montana (Foose And Others, 1961: Kulik And Schmidt, 1988)

Comments on the geologic information

  • AGE OF STILLWATER COMPLEX IS 2,705 +/- 4 MA BASED ON U-PB SYSTEMATICS ON ZIRCON-BADDELEYITE (PREMO AND OTHERS, 1990)

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1967
Discoverer Johns-Manville

Mining district

District name In Stillwater Complex

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Johns-Manville Products Corp.
    First year 1977

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS SP01024

Bibliographic references

  • Analytical Data

    CONN, 1979

  • Deposit

    ZIENTEK, M.L., 1993, MINERAL RESOURCE APPRAISAL FOR LOCATABLE MINERALS: THE STILLWATER COMPLEX, IN HAMMARSTROM, J.M., ZIENTEK, M.L., AND ELLIOTT, J.E., EDS., MINERAL RESOURCE ASSESSMENT OF THE ABSAROKA-BEARTOOTH STUDY AREA, CUSTER AND GALLATIN NATIONAL FORESTS, MONTANA: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN-FILE REPORT 93-207, P. F1-F83.

  • Deposit

    PREMO, W.R., HELZ, R.T., ZIENTEK, M.L., AND LANGSTON, R.B., 1990, U-PB AND SM-ND AGES FOR THE STILLWATER COMPLEX AND ITS ASSOCIATED SILLS AND DIKES, BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS, MONTANA: IDENTIFICATION OF A PARENT MAGMA?: GEOLOGY, V. 18, P. 1065-1068.

  • Deposit

    CONN, H.K., 1979, THE JOHNS-MANVILLE PLATINUM-PALADIUM PROSPECT, STILLWATER COMPLEX, MONTANA, U.S.A.: CANADIAN MINERALOGIST, V. 17, P. 463-468.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit UNPUBLISHED MODEL NAME: DISCORDANT PGE MINERALIZATION.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1993 Peterson, Jocelyn A. U.S. Geological Survey