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

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Butte Mine, Butte, Butte District, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 0' North , 112° 32' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.00000,-112.53333
GeoHash:G#: c2pvxnp9r
Other regions containing this locality:Rocky Mountains, North America
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


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1 valid mineral.

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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Holocene - Calabrian
0 - 1.806 Ma



ID: 2864433
Gravel

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 1.806 Ma)

Description: Variable deposits that range from pebble to boulder size and include sand, silt, and clay. Dominantly alluvial terrace, abandoned channel and floodplain, remnant alluvial fan, and local glacial outwash.

Lithology: Major:{gravel}, Minor:{sand,silt,clay}

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]

Holocene - Pleistocene
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2073258
Surficial deposits

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: alluvium, fan gravel, terrace gravel, landslide deposits, travertine, till, glacial lake deposits, outwash deposits

Lithology: Sand, gravel

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]

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]

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