"Sage Hen Mine" is a producer vein deposit site discovered in 1894 in the Rocky Mountain System of Montana, The United States. It is a small deposit, located in the Sheridan (Horse Creek) District mining district and is not considered to be of world-class significance.1
Gold and zinc deposits are documented at "Sage Hen Mine." Gold is present at a grade sufficient to have a strong effect on the economics of an excavation project. It may even be viable as the only commodity mined. The zinc at this site is economically interesting but not currently recoverable.
At the time this deposit was surveyed, there was a small scale production. Mining opporations could be year-round, intermittent, or seasonal. Ogden Bros was most closely involved in the discovery of this deposit.
Site identification and general characteristics. Learn about deposits.
GoldPrimary Commodity Group
ZincTertiary Commodity Group
Ogden BrosDiscovered By?
MetallicSite Commodity Type?
Information inserted by MRDS MIGRATION on 3/12/2002 and last updated by USGS on 4/28/2003.
"Sage Hen Mine" in Madison, MT, Gold Vein, Discovered in 1894 Map
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Sage Hen Mine mining deposit is located in Montana .
MontanaCounty / State
The United StatesCountry
Location data and precision available for this deposit.
LineLatitudeLongitudePoint ReferenceLocation PrecisionRelative PositionElevation (meters)
145.44278-112.12417n/a5003.5 MI S76E OF SHERIDAN1829
Public Land Survey System (PLSS) coordinates for this site.
LineLU CodeStateMeridianTownshipRangeSectionAliquot Part
113532MontanaMontana PrincipalT.4S,R.4W,Sec. 32n/a
Geologic ages associated with host or associated rocks or with mineralization at the site.
Type?Age Estimate?Method?Media?Young Text?Old Text?
Host Rock Unit—Neoarchean-
Mineralogical and chemical alteration at or near the site, which may help to indicate the geographic extent of the geological processes producing the deposit.
Additional textual information about a site or deposit.
1WorkingsN50W INCLINE SHAFT WITH DRIFTS AND STOPES. 120 FT. S85E ADIT WITH CROSSCUT.
1LocationINFO FROM LAND.ST :(1978)
1DepositVEIN ALONG SCHIST-MARBLE CONTACT. OCCUPYS BEDDING PLANE FISSURE. LENSES OF ORE CONTROLLED BY CROSS FISSURES.
Formal or informal mining district names.
1Sheridan (Horse Creek) District
Land status information.
Line?Land Status?Admin Area?
Minerals or other materials present in the deposit.
1Sage Hen MineCurrent
Controls on emplacement of ore such as faults or other structural features.
Other database records pertaining to the site. May include obsolete or predecessor databases as well as those maintained by other Federal agencies.
1MRDSMineral Resources Data SystemUSGSD009987-
Physiographic area where the resource is found.
10478Rocky Mountain SystemNorthern Rocky Mountains-Tobacco Root Mountains
1DepositLEVANDOWSKI, D.W. 1956, PHD, U OF MICH–
Reporters who compiled or edited information about the site.
1Loen, Jeffrey S. (Pearson, Robert C.)R2/1/1983U.S. Geological Survey-
Geological materials at the site.
1st Order Name?2nd Order Name?3rd Order Name?4th Order Name?Most Specific?
Plutonic RockMafic Intrusive RockDiorite-Diorite
Metamorphic RockMetasedimentary RockMarble-Marble
Workings at the site.
Owner Name and Address
The United States
Sage Hen Mine MRDS details
Primary: Sage Hen Mine
District: Sheridan (Horse Creek) District
Land ownership: Private
Owner Name: Jim Winslow
Home Office: Sheridan, Wy.
Years: 1932 –
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1894
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Tobacco Root Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: TABULAR, LENSE
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoarchean
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoarchean
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment: VEIN ALONG SCHIST-MARBLE CONTACT. OCCUPYS BEDDING PLANE FISSURE. LENSES OF ORE CONTROLLED BY CROSS FISSURES.
Comment: N50W INCLINE SHAFT WITH DRIFTS AND STOPES. 120 FT. S85E ADIT WITH CROSSCUT.
Comment: INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1978)
This adit has been caved since the 80s
Very good assays and report's on this mine and the area surrounding it.
It also is just to the Northeast of the Latest Out Mine that i own as well.
Call or text Rob or Ken at Montanagoldandsilvermines.com