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Climax Apex Lode Group (Clipper; Arctic), Divide Creek Mining District, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USAi
Regional Level Types
Climax Apex Lode Group (Clipper; Arctic)- not defined -
Divide Creek Mining DistrictMining District
Silver Bow Co.County
MontanaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 51' 50'' North , 112° 37' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Butte-Silver Bow (Balance)33,525 (2013)4.6km
Butte34,190 (2011)17.3km
Walkerville700 (2017)20.4km
Warm Springs3,000 (2013)37.2km
Anaconda9,417 (2011)37.9km



Commodities (Major) - Silver, Gold
Development Status: Past Producer
Structure: Vein Is Cut By Faults Striking N 40 E And Dipping 75w., Bouulder Batholith
Host Rock: Quartz Monzonite

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Reference: USGS Bull 574
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Bull 574

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Group 3 - Halides
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S AcanthiteAg2S
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
BrBromine
Br BromargyriteAgBr
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
AuGold
Au GoldAu

Regional Geology

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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3187684
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 2114068
Monzogranite in the Anaconda Range and the Boulder batholith

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Major:: {monzogranite}

Reference: Zientek, M.L., P.D. Derkey, R.J. Miller, J.D. Causet et al. Spatial Databases for the Geology of the Northern Rocky Mountains - Idaho, Montana, and Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1235 Version 1.0. [25]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 2984479
Granitic rock

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Original map source: Vuke, S.M., Porter, K.W., Lonn, J.D., and Lopez, D.A., 2007, Geologic Map of Montana - Compact Disc: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology: Geologic Map 62-C, 73 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:500,000. This map was digitized in 2012 as a result of a contract betwe

Lithology: Major:{granitic}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Deposit:: REYNER, M.L., 1950, DIRECTORY OF MINING PROPERTIES, 1949: MT. BUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, MEMOIR 31, P. 99-100.
Deposit:: MBM&G BULL 82,1970
Deposit:: ALSO LOCATED IN SEC 5
Deposit:: SAHINEN, U.M., 1950, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS-HIGHLAND MOUNTAINS, SOUTHWESTERN MONTANA: MT. BUR. MINES AND GEOL., MEMOIR 32,

USGS MRDS Record:10101991
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