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Tramway Mine, Berkeley Pit, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USAi
Regional Level Types
Tramway MineMine
Berkeley PitPit
Butte- not defined -
Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District)Mining District
Silver Bow Co.County
MontanaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 1' 12'' North , 112° 30' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Walkerville700 (2017)2.6km
Butte34,190 (2011)2.7km
Butte-Silver Bow (Balance)33,525 (2013)17.4km
Warm Springs3,000 (2013)27.8km
Basin212 (2011)33.7km


Consumed by the Berkeley Pit

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Rocky Mountains, North AmericaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Description: Occurs as crystals.
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 62: 250.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: No reference listed
Colusite
Formula: Cu13VAs3S16
Reference: Michael W. Kieron collection
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Mineralogical Record 33:1
Goldfieldite
Formula: (Cu102)Te4S12S
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: Manganese at Butte, Montana; J.T. Pardee 1918
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Colusite2.CB.30Cu13VAs3S16
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Goldfieldite2.GB.05(Cu102)Te4S12S
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Colusite3.1.1.1Cu13VAs3S16
3 <ø < 4
Goldfieldite3.3.6.6(Cu102)Te4S12S
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O HübneriteMnWO4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PyriteFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CovelliteCuS
S Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12S
VVanadium
V ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
MnManganese
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12S
AsArsenic
As ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
TeTellurium
Te Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12S
WTungsten
W HübneriteMnWO4

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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 2108663
Biotite-hornblende granodioritic rocks along the Continental Divide, Anaconda Range, Sapphire Mountains, and Flint Creek Range

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Major:: {biotite-hornblende granodiorite, biotite-hornblende monzogranite, tonalite}

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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Rocks & Minerals: 62: 250.
Manganese at Butte, Montana; J.T. Pardee 1918.


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