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Pennington mine, Pontbriand, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada

Latitude: 46°8'14"N
Longitude: 71°15'10"W
Formerly: Pennington Mine, Pontbriand, Mégantic Co., Québec, Canada

An open pit 200m by 100m. It is full of water and closed off by a dam. It had been used by the National Mine as a reservoir. It was mined for asbestos between 1909 and 1923.

Mineral List

Chrysotile
Quartz
'Serpentine Group'


3 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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References

GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, 117 p.

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