Little Mile Creek Asbestos Deposit (Cliff Lake), Madison Co., Montana, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 45' 29'' North , 111° 25' 28'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||44.75806,-111.42444|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
Located on Little Mile Creek, Sec. 25, T 12 S, R 2 E.
Commodities (Major) - Asbestos
Deposit Type: Metamorphic
Development Status: Producer
Host Rock Unit: Metaline Limestone - Dolomite
Structure: N. 25 Deg E., Shearing Has Been Responsible For Formation Of Asbestos Fiber
Host Rock: Marble, Schist
Tectonic Structure: Complex-Compound Syncline Or Synclinorium
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5 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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|Paleoproterozoic - Neoarchean|
1600 - 2800 Ma
|Wyoming Province, marble, southern Madison Range|
Age: Precambrian (1600 - 2800 Ma)
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. 
|Paleoproterozoic - Archean|
1600 - 4000 Ma