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Chemical analyses of stream deposits in the West Pioneer Mountains, Beaverhead County, Montana

January 1, 1980

The U.S. Geological Survey commenced a mineral-resource assessment of the West Pioneer Mountains, Montana in 1970. The study consists of coordinated geological, geochemical, and geophysical studies with the objective of evaluating the potential for mineral deposits in the area. The geochemical survey consists of the collection of bulk stream sediments which are analyzed for 31 elements using wet chemical and semiquantitative emission spectrographic techniques. The purpose of this report is to present the chemical analyses of the stream sediments collected to date.

Publication Year 1980
Title Chemical analyses of stream deposits in the West Pioneer Mountains, Beaverhead County, Montana
DOI 10.3133/ofr80309
Authors David F. Siems, Eric P. Welsch, Wendy S. Speckman
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Open-File Report
Series Number 80-309
Index ID ofr80309
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse