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Fish Creek placers (Highland Gulch placers), Highland District (Siberia District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USAi
Regional Level Types
Fish Creek placers (Highland Gulch placers)Group of Placers
Highland District (Siberia District)Mining District
Silver Bow Co.County

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 112° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~22km
Locality type:Group of Placers
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate

Sections 28, 29 and 34; T 1 N, R 7 W.

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

3 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Au
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Montanite (TL)
Formula: Bi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Montanite (TL)7.CD.60Bi2(TeO6) · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
(AB)m(XO6)·xH2O, where x can equal zero
Montanite (TL) · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

H MontaniteBi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
O MontaniteBi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
Te MontaniteBi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Au GoldAu
Bi MontaniteBi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3

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