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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Area reports: domestic 1978-79
Year 1978-79, Volume 2 (1978-1979)

Krempasky, G. T.; Lawson, Don C.
Montana,   pp. 315-327 ff. PDF (1.3 MB)


Page 317

$917 
53 
W 
W 
W 
1,131 
172 
25 
38 
694 
6,893 
1,136 
2,217 
W 
7 
56 
W 
19 
16,564 
W 
W 
W 
46 
W 
2 
W 
W 
81 
W 
84 
W 
11 
W 
$479 
53 
6 
W 
W 
W 
162 
W 
11 
444 
7,902 
1,103 
1,495 
18,120 
2 
56 
1,773 
30 
13,825 
W 
427 
181 
34 
13,140 
3,119 
W 
31 
W 
62 
W 
31 
W 
W 
W 
75 
W 
709 
16 
W 
24 
16 
174 
100 
704 
50 
W 
148,890 
Sand and gravel, stone. 
Antimony, stone. 
Sand and graveL 
Copper, silver, gold, sand and gravel, stone. 
Sand and gravel. 
Sand and gravel, stone. 
Total3 213,253 205,800 
 W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data; included with "Undistributed."
 1Blaine, Fallon, Phillips, Prairie, Wheatland, Wibaux, and Yellowstone National
Park Counties are not listed because no nonfuel mineral production was reported.
 2lncludes gem stones and stone that cannot be assigned to specific counties
and values indicated by symbol W. 
 3Data may not add to totals shown because of independent rounding. 
THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF MONTANA 
B 
Table 2.—Value of nonfuel mineral production in Montana, by county1
(Thousands) 
317 
County 1977 1978 Minerals produced in 1978      in order of value 
Beaverhead 
BigHorn______________ 
Broadwater____________ 
Carbon_______________ 
Carter________________ 
Cascade______________ 
Chouteau_____________ 
Custer_______________ 
Daniels_______________ 
Dawson_______________ 
Deer Lodge____________ 
Fergus_______________ 
Flathead______________ 
Gallatin______________ 
Garfield______________ 
Glacier_______________ 
Golden Valley___________ 
Granite_______________ 
Hill 
Jefferson______________ 
Judith Basin___________ Lake________________ 
Lewis and Clark  
Liberty_______________ 
Lincoln_______________ 
McCone______________ 
Madison______________ 
Meagher______________ 
Mineral______________ 
Missoula______________ 
Musselshell____________ 
Park________________ 
Petroleum_____________ 
Pondera______________ 
Powder River___________ 
Powell_______________ 
RavaIlL______________ 
Richland______________ 
Roosevelt_____________ 
Rosebud______________ 
Sanders______________ 
Sheridan______________ 
SilverBow_____________ 
Stillwater_____________ 
SweetGrass____________ 
Teton 
Toole________________ 
Treasure______________ 
Valley_______________ 
Yellowstone____________ 
Undistributed2 
Stone, silver, sand and gravel, peat, lead, zinc, gold, copper. 
Sand and gravel, stone. 
Silver, gold, lead, zinc, copper. 
Clays, stone, sand and graveL 
Clays, stone. 
Sand and gravel, stone. Do. 
Sand and gravel. 
Do. 
Do. 
Lime, stone, sand and gravel, tungsten, clays. 
Gypsum, stone, sand and gravel, clays. 
Sand and gravel, stone. 
Cement, stone, sand and gravel, clays. 
Stone. 
Sand and gravel. 
Silver, copper, stone, gold, sand and gravel, lead, zinc. 
Sand and graveL 
Cement, stone, sand and gravel, gold, silver, lead, zinc, copper,clays, tungsten.
Gypsum. 
Sand and gravel, gold, silver, lead, zinc, copper, stone. 
Sand and gravel, stone, gold, lead, silver, zinc, copper. 
Sand and gravel. 
Vermiculite, stone, sand and graveL 
Stone. 
Talc, gold, silver, copper, lead, stone, zinc. 
Iron ore, stone, gold. 
Stone, sand and gravel. 
Sand and gravel, barite, stone. 
Sand and gravel. 
Stone, sand and graveL 
Sand and gravel, stone. 
Sand and gravel. 
 W Phosphate rock, sand and gravel, stone, gold, 
   copper, silver. 
 W Sand and gravel, stone. 
 W Lime, sand and gravel. 
147 
W 
W 
W 
15 
17 
 100 Sand and graveL 
 W Clays, stone. 
 W Sand and gravel, clays, stone. 
 W Sand and gravel, lime, clays. 
175,379 


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