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Eva May Mine (Eva May Tailings), Cataract Mining District (Comet Mining District; Basin Mining District), Jefferson Co., Montana, USAi
Regional Level Types
Eva May Mine (Eva May Tailings)Mine
Cataract Mining District (Comet Mining District; Basin Mining District)Mining District
Jefferson Co.County
MontanaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 20' 56'' North , 112° 13' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Basin212 (2011)9.2km
Boulder1,207 (2017)14.7km
Jefferson City472 (2011)15.6km
Clancy1,661 (2011)22.2km
Elliston219 (2011)28.6km


REF:Deposit:: MBMG BULL 16, P. 29.
Deposit:: USGS BULL 527, P. 122-23.
Deposit:: USGS BULL 842, P. 295
Deposit:: USGS PP 428, P. 36, 45, 91
Deposit:: MBMG MEM 31, P. 42-3.
Deposit:: MBMG BULL 82, P. 10
Production:: MBMG BULL 16, P. 102.
Deposit:: MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF STATE LANDS. ABANDONED HARDROCK MINES
Deposit:: PRIORITY SITES, SUMMARY REPORT, MARCH 1994, P. 5-92.
Deposit:: MONTANA BUREAU OF MINES & GEOLOGY MEMOIR 31, 1950, P. 43.
Commodities (Major) - Lead, Silver, Copper; (Minor) - Zinc, Gold; (Trace) - Arsenic, Antimony
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock: Quartz Monzonite, Alkali-Granite (Alaskite)

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
USGS MRDS Record:10015902

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