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Acanthite from
Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA

Locality type:Mining District
Classification
Species:Acanthite
Formula:Ag2S
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Chris Gammons and Ryan Stevenson (2015) Silver Mineralogy of the Butte Mines. 2015 Mining and Mineral Symposium, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology p50; Speckels, M.L. (1965) Minerals for everyone: the complete guide to micromounts. Gembooks, Mentone, California.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Silver9 photos of Acanthite associated with Silver at this locality.
Quartz8 photos of Acanthite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Polybasite2 photos of Acanthite associated with Polybasite at this locality.
Malachite2 photos of Acanthite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Gypsum1 photo of Acanthite associated with Gypsum at this locality.
Siderite1 photo of Acanthite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Acanthite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Localities for Acanthite in this Region
Anselmo Mine, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Bell Mine, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Pennsylvania Mine, Berkeley Pit, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Rarus Mine, Berkeley Pit, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Silver Bow Mine, Berkeley Pit, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Blue Bird Mine (Bluebird Mine), Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Diamond Mine, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Minnie Jane Mine, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Nettie Mine (Nettie-Hibernia; Nettie-Hubernic), Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Philadelphia Mine, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Alice Mine (Alice Pit), Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Amy Silversmith Mine, Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
East Gray Rock Mine, Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Goldsmith Mine, Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Lexington Mine, Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Magna Charta Mine, Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Marget Ann Mine, Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Springfield Mine, Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Wabash Mine, Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
West Gray Rock Mine, Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Acanthite
2.3km (1.4 miles) Pennsylvania Mine, Berkeley Pit, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Silver Bow Mine, Berkeley Pit, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
2.5km (1.6 miles) Anselmo Mine, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) Philadelphia Mine, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) Rarus Mine, Berkeley Pit, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
3.0km (1.9 miles) Diamond Mine, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) Bell Mine, Butte, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) East Gray Rock Mine, Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) Lexington Mine, Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) West Gray Rock Mine, Walkerville, Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
 
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