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Hall chrome pit (Hall mine; Thetford quarry), Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada

Latitude: 46°2'58"N
Longitude: 71°17'48"W
Formerly: Hall chrome pit, Thetford Mines, Mégantic Co., Québec, Canada

An inactive chromite mine operated in the early 1900s.

Coordinates extrapolated from topographic map.

Mineral List

Awaruite
Bowieite
Braggite
Chromite
Cuproiridsite
Cuprorhodsite
Erlichmanite
Grossular
Heazlewoodite
Iridium
Isoferroplatinum
Laurite
Magnetite
Osmium
'Prassoite'
'Stevensite'
Tetraferroplatinum
Vesuvianite


18 entries listed. 16 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, (pgs. 103)

Corrivaux, L. & Laflamme, J.H. G. (1990) Minéralogie des éléments du group du platin dans les chromitites de l'ophiolite de Thetford Mines, Québec. Canadian Mineralogist 28, 579-595.

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