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Cu-Vererzungen in Porphyren. Daneben bedeutende Mengen an Zn, Mn. Untergeordnet: Pb, Mo, Au, Ag. Schöne Cu-Sulfide, wenig Sekundärmineralien.

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WGS 84: 
Lat.: 46° N, 
Long: 112.533333° W
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 46° 0' 0" N,
   Long: 112° 31' 59.999" W
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Butte, Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, US
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Minerals (Count: 96)

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Pyrit auf Quarz
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Pyrit auf Quarz

Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA. B:50mm.

Collection: Peter Kürsteiner
Copyright: Thomas Schüpbach
Contribution: Doc Diether 2016-03-23
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Größe: 4,6 x 3,5 x 3,3 cm, Fundort: Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA.

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: thdun5 2009-10-22
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Covellin (SNr: A005162)

Plattiges Aggregat aus blaumetallischen dünntafeligen Kristallen. Fundort: Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Klaus-Dieter Bausch
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2010-07-25
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Rocks (Count: 4)

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  • W. Weed (1912). Geology and Ore Deposits of the Butte District, Montana.
  • R.H. Sales (1914). Ore Deposits at Butte, Montana.
  • Guilbert & Zeihen (1964). The Mineralogy of the Butte District.
  • Guidebook for the Butte Field Meeting of the Society Of Econ. Geol., 1973.
  • Jenkins, R.E. & J.A. Lorengo (2002): Butte, Montana: minerals, mines and history. Min. Rec., 33(1), 5–69.
  • Weiland, T. (2013). Die bedeutendsten Fundstellen für Kupfermineralien. In: Kupfer Mineralien. ExtraLapis Nr.45. S.30ff. Weise Verlag, München.