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W. Wilson Mine (Liverpool Mine), Clancy-Lump Gulch District, Jefferson Co., Montana, USAi
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W. Wilson Mine (Liverpool Mine)Mine
Clancy-Lump Gulch DistrictMining District
Jefferson Co.County
MontanaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 26' 49'' North , 111° 59' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.44722,-111.98583
GeoHash:G#: c8225xqqs
USGS MRDS Record:10108494
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Clancy1,661 (2011)2.0km
Jefferson City472 (2011)7.3km
Montana City2,715 (2011)10.8km
South Hills517 (2017)12.2km
Helena30,581 (2017)16.6km


Development Status: Producer
Host Rock: Quartz Monzonite

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Arsenopyrite ?
Formula: FeAsS
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Gummite'
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metauranocircite-I
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
Metazeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Phosphuranylite
Formula: (H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
'UM1957-01-SiO:U'
Formula: U-Si-O
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Uranocircite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Voglite ?
Formula: Ca2Cu(UO2)(CO3)4 · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite ?2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Voglite ?5.EE.05Ca2Cu(UO2)(CO3)4 · 6H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metauranocircite-I8.EB.10Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
Metazeunerite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Phosphuranylite8.EC.10(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Uranocircite8.EB.05Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Gummite'-
'UM1957-01-SiO:U'-U-Si-O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
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
Arsenopyrite ?2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Voglite ?15.3.5.1Ca2Cu(UO2)(CO3)4 · 6H2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metauranocircite-I40.2a.3.2Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
Metazeunerite40.2a.14.2Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Uranocircite40.2a.3.1Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Phosphuranylite42.4.8.1(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β53.3.1.9Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Gummite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'UM1957-01-SiO:U'-U-Si-O
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
H UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H VogliteCa2Cu(UO2)(CO3)4 · 6H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C VogliteCa2Cu(UO2)(CO3)4 · 6H2O
OOxygen
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O UM1957-01-SiO:UU-Si-O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O VogliteCa2Cu(UO2)(CO3)4 · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si UM1957-01-SiO:UU-Si-O
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
P Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
P UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
KPotassium
K Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca VogliteCa2Cu(UO2)(CO3)4 · 6H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu VogliteCa2Cu(UO2)(CO3)4 · 6H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
BaBarium
Ba Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
Ba UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
U Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U MetazeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
U Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
U UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U UM1957-01-SiO:UU-Si-O
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U VogliteCa2Cu(UO2)(CO3)4 · 6H2O

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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3187684
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 2984479
Granitic rock

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Original map source: Vuke, S.M., Porter, K.W., Lonn, J.D., and Lopez, D.A., 2007, Geologic Map of Montana - Compact Disc: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology: Geologic Map 62-C, 73 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:500,000. This map was digitized in 2012 as a result of a contract betwe

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]

Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 2089909
Boulder batholith, Butte Quartz Monzonite

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Butte Quartz Monzonite

Lithology: Major:: {quartz monzonite, monzogranite-to-granodiorite}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Meschter, D. Y. (1953). The Geology and Mineralogy of the W. Wilson Mine Near Clancey, Jefferson County, Montana. US Department of the Interior, Geological Survey. Trace Elements Investigations Report 256
Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300: 117, 122.
Emerson, D. O., & Wright, H. D. (1957). Secondary uranium minerals at the W. Wilson mine in the Boulder batholith, Montana. American Mineralogist: Journal of Earth and Planetary Materials, 42(3-4), 222-239.
WRIGHT (1957), ECON. GEOLOGY: 52(1): 36-59.
SMEDES (1962), USGS MF-243.
GUILD, PHILIP W. (1981), PRELIMINARY METALLOGENIC MAP OF NORTH AMERICA: A NUMERICAL LISTING OF DEPOSITS: USGS CIRCULAR 858-A, 93 PP.
CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 08-22-1968.


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