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A succession of separate tectonic events affected Mesoproterozoic Belt Supergroup strata of NW Montana, just as in the better-displayed Coeur d'Alene Mining District of Idaho. A series of these established a tectonic zone historically known as the Lewis and Clark line, here re-identified as the Lewis and Clark tectonic zone, an apparent product of periodic reactivation of fundamental basement structures and physical constraint of a growth fault on developing folds. Six events identify a partial tectonic history of the west-central Belt Basin. The oldest produced growth faults concentrated along at least two structural lineaments, one of which, the Jocko line,...

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