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Black Butte Copper Project, Meagher Co., Montana, USAi
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Black Butte Copper ProjectProject
Meagher Co.County
MontanaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 46' 46'' North , 110° 53' 54'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.77950,-110.89846
GeoHash:G#: c834h7ynq
Owned/operated by:Sandfire Resources America Inc.
Locality type:Project
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
White Sulphur Springs910 (2017)25.7km


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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: https://blackbuttecopper.com/

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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: 2996820
Newland Formation

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Newland Formation

Description: Dark bluish gray limestone. Thickness as much as2,000 m (6,562 ft).

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:{limestone}

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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3193287
Mesoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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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