Landusky and Zortman Historic Context

Montana Department of Environmental Quality

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This Montana Department of Environmental Quality webpage provides information about gold mining at the Landusky and Zortman mines. The webpage concentrates on the historic context of the mining from the early discovery of gold in the 1800s, through several cycles of boom and bust. A brief description of the geology of the gold deposits is given. Also provided is the history of selected mines including the Gold Bug Mine, the August Mine, the Little Ben Mine, and the Ruby Gulch Complex.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science