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Northwest history. Mining. Discovery. 1936-03-28
Northwest history. Mining. Discovery. 1936-03-28
Original index titleNorthwest history. Mining. Discovery. 1936-03-28
NewspaperSpokesman-review ; 1936-03-28
TitleFind $48 values in sandstone formation
DescriptionFind $48 values in sandstone formation - A peculiar sandstone that looks uinline gold rock, in Badger pass area, 13 miles west of Dillon, has been found to contain gold, running as high as $42 a ton, according to Roy Stanfield and Malcom Fleming. A mineature gold rush has resulted from the discovery and claims are being staked on both sides of Badger pass road, main highway between Dillon and Bannack, Jackson and the Grasshopper Valley. This is the region of the first great gold rush in Montana 70 years ago. The sandstone formation was never before looked upon as a possible gold bearing horizon, thus the pioneer prospectors missed it.
Subject KeysNorthwest history; mining industry; mineral resources; mine examination; prospecting; Badger pass; Dillon; Roy Stanfield; Malcolm Fleming; Bannack; Jackson; Grasshopper valley; Montana ;
Resource Identifiernwh80-435
SubjectsNorthwest, Pacific -- History -- 20th century
Mining -- Northwest, Pacific
Mines and mineral resources -- Northwest Pacific.
Mine examination -- Northwest, Pacific
Prospecting -- Mine examination
Resource TypeClippings
SourceNorthwest History box 80
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