Chris Tucker Minerals
Specializing in minerals from Montana
Blackhawk Mine, Broadwater County, Montana.
The Blackhawk is a small mine exploring a pipe-like ore body in Mississippian Madison limestone. The mine is developed by three shallow shafts and several pits. Most activity at the mine dates from before 1900. The mine has been a small but consistent producer of wulfenite, vanadinite, mimetite, descloizite, and rarely gold, cerussite, linarite, and caledonite.
The Blackhawk mine as seen from the east.
Looking up one of the Blackhawk shafts.
A typical vug in the Blackhawk mine with a fine wulfenite waiting to be collected.
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