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Orphan Girl Mine, Butte, Butte District (Summit Valley District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA

Cerussite
Orphan Girl Mine, Butte, Butte District, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA

Photo: Don Volkman 13 June 12
Latitude: 46°0'40"N
Longitude: 112°34'0"W
This was predominantly a Zinc Mine and is now the home of the World Museum of Mining.

Commodities (Major) - Silver, Lead, Zinc; (Minor) - Manganese; (Trace) - Cadmium
Development Status: Past Producer
Structure: Boulder Batholith
Host Rock: Quartz Monzonite

Mineral List

Arsenopyrite
Galena
Quartz
Rhodochrosite
Sphalerite


5 entries listed. 5 valid minerals.

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References

Rocks & Min.: 16: 244.

MBMG BULL 10, P. 65.

USGS PP 74, PL. X.

USGS-USBM MINERAL YEARBOOKS, 1950-1956, 1964.

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