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Butte Mineral Set


Butte Mineral Set

22 x 22 x 3.5 cm - Cabinet 
Butte dist., Silver Bow Co., Montana, United States

A 16 mineral set of authentic Butte mining district minerals, mostly ore specimens. Please read all about this interesting set in the povenance tab. Don Phillps purchased this set from the well-known Butte authority Duane Johnson in 1974. This is an excellent set with good specimens of Covellite, Enargite, Bornite, Digenite and many other minerals.

Butte was a one of the most important copper mining districts in the world. A total of 21.5 billion pounds of copper were produced between 1880 and 2004. Zinc, manganese, lead, molybdenum, silver and gold were also produced in enormous quantities. Click here to read more about Butte.

Phillips Collection

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