Babbit (Minnamax) - Mesaba project

Igneous mineral deposit in Minnesota, United States containing copper, nickel, PGE

Geologic information

Country United States
State or province Minnesota
Geographic location: -91.883, 47.641
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Type details Magmatic copper-nickel deposit near base of mafic igneous intrusion
Deposit model Duluth Cu-Ni-PGE (5a)
Geologic map unit -91.883, 47.641
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Reference information

Citations Long and others (1998); Miller, Severson, and others (2002)
Long, K.C., DeYoung, J.H., Jr., and Ludington, S.D., 1998, Database of significant deposits of gold, silver, copper, lead, and zinc in the United States: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-206, Part A: Database description and analysis, 60 p. and Part B: Excel spreadsheet and references.
Miller, J.D, Jr., Severson, M.J., and Hauck, S.A., 2002, History of geologic mapping and mineral exploration in the Duluth Complex, in Miller, J.D., Jr., Green, J.C., Severson, M.J., Chandler, V.W., Hauck, S.A., Peterson, D.M., and Wahl, T.E., eds., Geology and mineral potential of the Duluth Complex and related rocks of northeastern Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey Report of Investigations 58, p. 21- 51.