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Montmorillonite from
Highland Valley Copper Mine, Logan Lake, Kamloops Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada

Mineral Species
Species:Montmorillonite
Formula:(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Azurite1 photo of Montmorillonite associated with Azurite at this locality.
Malachite1 photo of Montmorillonite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Montmorillonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Highland Valley Copper Mine, Logan Lake, Kamloops Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Localities for Montmorillonite in this region
Lornex Mine, Highland Valley Copper Mine, Logan Lake, Kamloops Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Nearest other occurrences of Montmorillonite
3.8km (2.3 miles) A Bethlehem Mine, Logan Lake, Kamloops Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
10.8km (6.7 miles) B Highmont Mine, Logan Lake, Kamloops Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
42.4km (26.4 miles) C Afton Mine, Kamloops, Kamloops Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
137.5km (85.4 miles) D Blackdome Mine, Clinton Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
213.5km (132.7 miles) E Mazama Mine (Lesley Mine), Mazama, Mazama District, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA
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