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Tirebiter No. 5 & No. 6 prospect (Tirebiter claim; Mona Lisa), Mineral Point District, Ravalli Co., Montana, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 29' 58'' North , 114° 17' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.49944,-114.29444
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A Nb (Columbium) occurrence/prospect located in sec. 10, T4S, R22W, MPM, 40 miles S of Darby, in the upper reaches of Sheep Creek, on the divide between Sheep Creek and Johnson Creek, tributaries of the West Fork Bitteroot River.

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6 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2102856
Amphibolite (metamorphosed intrusive rocks) in the Bitterroot Mountains

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Major:: {amphibolite, magnetite-hornblende gneiss}

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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2938756
Amphibolite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{amphibolite}

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

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10294682.

Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals: 87(3): 208-240.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0300810126.

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