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Montana Mining Map File Collection


The Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology (MBMG) compiled and maintains historical, engineering and geologic reports, pictures, correspondence, news clippings, and production information for over 4,400 property-specific records. A record or file may contain information related to a particular mining claim, a collection of claims, or a mining exploration project. The Mining Property File records are organized by Montana county and mine or project name. To research the collection, visit our website at

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map_files_pipe.csv 1.26 MB text/csv


The collection is routinely used by local, state, and federal agencies, lawyers, small miners, mining companies, researchers, mining/engineering students, realtors, teachers, and the general public conducting historical mining and geology related property research.


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Additional Information


Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 16052419
UniqueKey State Inventory P1620

NGGDPP Collection Extension

usageTrendUsage appears to be tied to market price of metals and minerals. Activity increases as market prices increase and vice versa.

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