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Black Hills Tin Company, Tinton pegmatite District, Lawrence Co., South Dakota, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 22' 26'' North , 104° 2' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.37389,-104.03944
GeoHash:G#: 9xyh2w0b9
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


REF:Deposit:: US BUREAU OF MINES, 1954 , BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA: PART I, BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7688 .Deposit:: US BUREAU OF MINES STAFF,1954,REG V,1 INFO CIRCULAR 7688 P 7
Deposit:: TINTON MINING COMPANY-OWNER
Deposit:: TINTON REDUCTION COMPANY-OWNER
Deposit:: SMITH, W. C., AND PAGE, L. R., 1941 , TIN-BEARING PEGMATITES OF THE TINTON DISTRICT, LAWRENCE COUNTY, SOUTH DA
Commodities (Major) - Tin; (Minor) - Niobium (Columbium), Gold, Lithium, Tantalum
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Intrusives, Schist
Host Rock: Pegmatite


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4 valid minerals.

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This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Permian - Devonian
252.17 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3190647
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Paleoproterozoic - Neoarchean
1600 - 2800 Ma



ID: 3267903
Metagrawacke

Age: Precambrian (1600 - 2800 Ma)

Description: An unknown thickness of gray siliceous mica schist and impure quatizite, derived mostly from greywacke, crops out in the Mineral Hill area. The age of this unit may be Early Proterozoic or Late Archean (DeWitt and others, 1989)

Reference: Sutherland, W.M. Geologic Map Of The Sundance 30' X 60' Quadrangle, Crook And Weston Counties, Wyoming, And Lawrence And Pennington Counties, South Dakota. Wyoming State Geological Survey Map Series 78. [171]

Paleoproterozoic - Neoarchean
1600 - 2800 Ma



ID: 2777035
Metagraywacke

Age: Precambrian (1600 - 2800 Ma)

Description: Gray, siliceous mica schist and impure quartzite. Thickness undetermined.

Lithology: Major:{mica schist,quartzite}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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