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Island Copper Mine (Utah Mines Ltd.), Port Hardy, Vancouver Island, Nanaimo Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada

Dumortierite
Island Copper Mine, Port Hardy, Vancouver Island, Nanaimo Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Latitude: 50°36'0"N
Longitude: 127°28'40"W
An open pit on a porphyry copper deposit, started in 1971. It is a rhenium-copper-molybdenum-gold-silver mine owned by Utah International.

Mineral List

Amphibole Supergroup
Ankerite
'Apatite'
'Biotite'
Bornite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Dumortierite
Epidote
Galena
'Garnet'
Hematite
var: Specularite
Kaolinite
Laumontite
Magnetite
Molybdenite
Muscovite
var: Sericite

Pyrite
Pyrophyllite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rutile
Sphalerite
'Tourmaline'
Zeolite Group


27 entries listed. 19 valid minerals.

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References

- Mining Annual Review(1985):118 & 331.
- Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.

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