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Little Mile Creek Asbestos Deposit (Cliff Lake), Madison Co., Montana, USA

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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.

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Paleoproterozoic - Neoarchean
1600 - 2800 Ma



ID: 2081345
Wyoming Province, marble, southern Madison Range

Age: Precambrian (1600 - 2800 Ma)

Lithology: Major:: {dolomitic marble}; Minor:: {quartzite}

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]

Paleoproterozoic - Archean
1600 - 4000 Ma



ID: 2801531
Marble

Age: Precambrian (1600 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{marble}

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]

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References

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PERRY, E.S., 1948, TALC, GRAPHITE, VERMICULITE, AND ASBESTOS IN MONTANA: MONTANA BUR. MINES AND GEOL. MEM. 27, P. 39-4
(Production): MONTANA BUR. MINES MEM. 27, P. 40

 
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