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Elk Creek corundum deposit (Montana Mine; Gallatin deposit; Flying D), Gallatin Co., Montana, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 33' 45'' North , 111° 20' 1'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.56250,-111.33361
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Sections 22 & 23, T 3 S, R 3 E.
Commodities (Major) - Abrasive - Corundum; (Minor) - Kyanite
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Quartz-Sericite Schist
Host Rock: Biotite Gneiss


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6 valid minerals.

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Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 2806028
Quartzite

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{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]

Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3193074
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss

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]

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References

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CLABAUGH, S. E. AND ARMSTRONG, F. C., 1950, CORUNDUM DEPOSITS OF GALLATIN AND MADISON COUNTIES, MONT.: U.S. GEOL. SURVEY BULL. 969-B.
HEINRICH, EW, 1948, DEPOSITS OF THE SILLIMANITE GROUP OF MINERALS SOUTH OF ENNIS, MADISON CO., MONT
MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF STATE LANDS. ABANDONED HARDROCK MINES
PRIORITY SITES, SUMMARY REPORT, MARCH 1994, P. 5-56.
U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 969-B, 1950, P. 41.
U.S. BUREAU OF MINES RI 4113, 1947, P. 1-9

 
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