Geological Report of Summer Field Trip 1928

Clarence A. Corry, Montana State School of Mines
Marcus McCanna


The object of this trip and report was to familiarize the students of the Montana State School of Mines (Montana Tech) with methods of taking and mapping surface and underground geology. All Surface geology was mapped by means of a plane table and alidade, and underground work by means of Brunton compass and taps.

The field trip covered an area in Madison County, Montana including South Boulder Creek, near Jefferson island, the Silver Star Mining Disbrict, and the Alameda Mine near Virginia City.