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Fairview Mine, Butte, Butte District (Summit Valley District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 0' 52'' North , 112° 35' 55'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.01444,-112.59861
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


REF:Deposit:: MBMG BULL 10, P. 61.
Deposit:: USGS PP 74, PL. X.
Commodities (Major) - Manganese
Development Status: Past Producer
Structure: Boulder Batholith
Host Rock: Aplite


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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 2984479
Granitic rock

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 2111920
Boulder batholith, alaskite, aplite, and pegmatite and related felsic rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Major:: {aplite, alaskite, pegmatite}

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]

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