Colleen Elliott

Geologist, Professional Practice Faculty—Professor
Phone: (406) 496-4143
1300 West Park Street
Butte, MT 59701


1988—Ph.D., Structural Geology and Tectonics, University of New Brunswick

Biography & Research Interests

Colleen Elliott's primary focus is on geologic mapping for the USGS Statemap program.

Date Citation
1/28/2019 Elliott, C., 2019, Ringing Rocks of Jefferson County: A Musical Mystery: Presented at Montana Tech, Butte, Montana, January 28, 2019.
4/18/2018 Elliott, C., 2018, A Rough Guide to Iceland: Presented at the MBMG Brown Bag Seminar, Butte, Montana, April 17, 2018.
2/8/2018 Elliott, C., 2018, Tripping on the Geology Underfoot: Presented at the Montana Tech Public Lecture Series, Butte, Montana, February 8, 2018.
1/30/2018 Elliott, C., 2018, MBMG Brown Bag Seminar - The Great Falls Tectonic Zone: Presented to MBMG Staff, Butte, Montana, January 30, 2018.
3/24/2017 Elliott, C., 2017, Mid-Miocene Unconformity? Mid-Miocene Red Herring?: MBMG Annual Research Meeting, Butte, Montana, March 24, 2017.
5/17/2015 Vuke, S.M., Thale, P., and Elliott, C., 2015, Creating a Seamless Geologic Map and FGDC Database for Montana: Presented at the 2015 Annual Conference, National Digital Mapping Techniques Annual Conference, Geological Society of America, May 17-20, 2015.
3/1/2014 Elliott, C.G., 2014, The Story of CFWEP - the Clark Fork Watershed Education Program: Presented at the MEEA Meeting, Butte, Montana, March 2014.
Elliott, C.G., 2015, Tertiary Tectonics and Valley Formation in SW Montana: Presented at Hump Day Expose Seminar, Butte, Montana.
Year Citation
2021 Elliott, C.G., and Lonn, J.D., 2021, Geologic map of the Foolhen Mountain 7.5' quadrangle, Beaverhead County, Montana: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Geologic Map 79, 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000.
2019 Lonn, J., Elliott, C., Stewart, D., Mosolf, J., Burmester, R., Lewis, R., and Pearson, D., 2019, Geologic Map of the Bannock Pass 7.5' Quadrangle, Beaverhead County, Montana, and Lemhi County, Idaho. MBMG Geologic Map 76, 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000, Butte, Montana, 2019.
2019 Lonn, J.D., Elliott, C.G., Lewis, R.S., Burmester, R.F., McFaddan, M.D., Stanford, L.R., and Janecke, S.U., 2019, Geologic map of the Montana part of the Salmon 30' x 60' quadrangle, southwestern Montana: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Geologic Map 75, 28 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:100,000.
2019 Scarberry, K.C., Elliott, C.G., and Yakovlev, P.V., 2019, Geology of the Butte North 30' x 60' quadrangle, southwest Montana: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 715, 30 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:100,000.
2017 Elliott, C.G., 2017, Geologic map of the Lincoln Gulch 7.5' quadrangle, southwestern Montana: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Geologic Map 70, 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000.
2010 Lonn, J., and Elliott, C.G., 2010, A walking Tour of the Eocene Anaconda Detachment Fault on Stucky Ridge Near Anaconda, Montana: in Cox, B.E. & Gibson, R.I. eds., The Anaconda Area and Other Papers, 35th Annual Field Conference, Northwest Geology, v. 39, p. 81-90.
2003 Elliott, C.G., 2003, Review: Lives of a Biologist: The Montana Professor, v. 13, p. 21-22.
2001 White, J.C., Bleeker, W., Elliott, C.G., Lin, S., and Van Staal, C.R., 2001, Special Issue on Evolution of Structure in Deforming Rocks: Journal of Structural Geology v. 23, p. 834-844.