Tzarena

Past Producer in Silver Bow county in Montana, United States with commodity Manganese

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10270451
MRDS ID W026569
MAS/MILS ID 0300930041
Record type Site
Current site name Tzarena
Alternate or previous names Czarena, Cole Adit, Black Chief Lode
Related records 10089457

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Trench
Geographic coordinates: -112.56009, 46.0035 (WGS84)
Elevation 1707
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Montana Silver Bow

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Montana Principal 003 N 008 W 23 NWNWNE Montana

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Manganese Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Unknown
Limonite Unknown
Manganite Unknown
Psilomelane Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Pyrolusite Unknown
Quartz Unknown
Rhodochrosite Unknown
Sphalerite Unknown
Wad Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Trench (1) -112.56009, 46.0035

Ore body information

  • Strike N70E
    Dip 75S
    Thickness 3M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 150M
    Length 150M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 1
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. MODERATE
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 ADV ARGILLIC
    Strike And Dip N70E
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 1
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Date of Last Modification 980413

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface-Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1875
Year of first production 1917

Mining district

District name Butte District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Anaconda Co.
    Interest 100
    Home office New York
    Year 1976

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Overall depth 120M
    Field Value
    MAS Development Schedule # 1
    Mining Record # 1
    Status of Mining Method PROPOSED
    Mining Method HORIZ CUT & FILL W/WASTE ROCK 10-60
    Hardness of Rock HARDROCK FISSURED WITH MODERATE WATER
    Rock Characteristics MULTIPLE SYSTEMS OF WEAKNESS PLANES
    Rock Support Chars. SUPPORTING MAY BACK SLAB
    Mine Support Chars. POST, HEADBOARD, CAPS, ROOF BOLTS
    Number of Shafts 1
    1st Condition of Workings CAVED AT PORTAL
    Capacity 363
    Capacity Units MT ORE/DAY
    Unit Production Cost 23.38
    Units of Production $/MT ORE
    Operating Days per Year 250
    Operating Shifts per Day 2
    Year of Information 1976

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0300930041
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W026569 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ANON,NO DATE, TZARINA UNPUB USBM MANUSCRIPT

  • Deposit

    CORRY,1941 SAMPLING OF TZARINA LODE,UNPUB RPT

  • Deposit

    ANON,1943 TZARINA MINE,SILVER 80W CO,MT UNPUB WAR MIN RPT

  • Deposit

    ANON 1943 FOUR UNDERGROUND MAPS TZARINA MINE UNPUB USBM MPF

  • Deposit

    DAS 1950 CZARINA MINE UNPUB BS THESIS MONT SCHOOL OF MINES B

  • Deposit

    ALLSMAN,1955,OVIDAT.&ENRICH MN DEPS.BUTTE UNPUB MSTHESIS MTS

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 13-APR-98 Wetzel, Nicholas U.S. Bureau of Mines