Berkeley Pit, Butte, Montana


2017 Mining and Mineral Symposium
Talk Minerals in Butte, Montana,
"The Richest Hill on Earth
October 11–14, 2017
Butte, Montana

The Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology is pleased to host the Montana Mineral and Mining Symposium on October 11–14, 2017 at Montana Tech, located in historic Butte, Montana. The Symposium provides a forum where professional and amateur mineralogists can share their knowledge about mineralogy and mineral deposits to stimulate interest in pursuing new studies and discoveries.


SYMPOSIUM: Includes lectures, lunches, breaks, and proceedings.
Registration fees are $75. Student registration fees are $40.

FIELD TRIPS: (Includes round trip transportation to site, lunch and beverages)
SILVER STAR MINE, MADISON COUNTY (October 12, 2017) □ $10.00
HIGHLANDS MINE, SILVER BOW COUNTY (October 14, 2017) □ $10.00


FIELD TRIP: SILVER STAR MINE, MADISON COUNTY — October 11, 2017 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
MEET AND GREET: (Mineral Museum)— October 11, 2017 5 p.m.–7 p.m.
LECTURES — October 12, 2017 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
MAP CHAT (Butte Brewery) — October 12, 2017 6 p.m.–8 p.m.
LECTURES — October 13, 2017 9 a.m.– 4 p.m.
FIELD TRIP: HIGHLANDS MINE, SILVER BOW COUNTY — October 14, 2017 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Check back for more information regarding events, field trips, speakers, registration, etc.