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Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada

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Fluororichterite Collecting Spot in Wilberforce, Canada

Wilberforce area, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada
Bear Lake Diggings, view of trenches on the left side

Bear Lake diggings, Monmouth Township, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada
Fluororichterite Collecting Spot in Wilberforce, Canada

Wilberforce area, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada
Bear Lake Diggings, view of trenches on the left side

Bear Lake diggings, Monmouth Township, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada
Fluororichterite Collecting Spot in Wilberforce, Canada

Wilberforce area, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada
 
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° North , 78° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~17km


Haliburton County is well-known for its mining history and mineralogical tourism is popular. The county is divided into townships and municipalities. Withing these divisions, there are a nmuber of named communities.
Township of Algonquin Highlands
Municipality of Dysart et al (Dysart, Bruton, Clyde, Dudley, Eyre, Guilford, Harburn, Harcourt and Havelock)
Municipality (township) of Highlands East
Township of Minden Hills

Communities in the county include Haliburton, Minden, Wilberforce, Gooderham, Irondale, Cardiff, West Guilford, Eagle Lake and Fort Irwin.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Actinolite

'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Albite

var: Peristerite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

'Amphibole Supergroup'

Analcime

Anatase

'Ancylite'

Ancylite-(Ce)

Annite

Anorthite

var: Bytownite

Anthophyllite

'Apatite'

'var: Trillium'

Augite

'Bakerite'

'Bastnäsite'

'Biotite'

Calcite

Cancrinite

Celestine

Cerianite-(Ce)

'Chabazite'

Chalcopyrite

Chamosite

'Chlorite Group'

Chondrodite

Chrysotile

Clinohumite

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinozoisite

Coffinite

Cordierite

Corundum

Curite

'Cyrtolite'

Datolite

Diopside

'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'

Edenite

Epidote

Euxenite-(Y)

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Sunstone'

'Fergusonite'

Fergusonite-(Ce)

Fergusonite-(Y)

Ferri-fluoro-katophorite (TL)

Ferro-hornblende

Fluoborite

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

var: Stink-Fluss

Fluoro-richterite

Galena

'Garnet'

Geikielite

Goethite

Graphite

'Gummite'

Gypsum

Hematite

'Hornblende'

Hydroxycalciopyrochlore

Hydroxylbastnäsite-(Ce)

'Hydroxylbastnäsite-(La)'

Ilmenite

Jarosite

Kainosite-(Y)

Kaolinite

Kasolite

'K Feldspar'

Lanthanite-(La)

Lokkaite-(Y)

Magnetite

Marcasite

Marialite

Meionite

Melanocerite-(Ce)

Metaschoepite

Metatorbernite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Molybdenite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Muscovite

var: Wilsonite

Natrolite

Nepheline

Nioboaeschynite-(Y) (TL)

Norbergite

'Olivine'

Orthoclase

Perrierite-(Ce)

Phlogopite

Polycrase-(Y)

Pyrite

Pyrochlore Group

'Pyrochlore Supergroup'

'var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Amethyst

var: Smoky Quartz

Richterite

Rutile

'Scapolite'

'var: Wernerite'

'Scapolite Group'

Schoepite

Scorodite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Sillimanite

Sodalite

Sphalerite

Stillwellite-(Ce)

Sulphur

Talc

Thorianite

Thorite

var: Uranothorite

'Thorogummite'

Titanite

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Tritomite-(Y) (TL)

Umangite

Uraninite

Uranophane

Vesuvianite

Weddellite

Wulfenite

Zircon


99 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

Canada

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References

R.M. Easton (1987) Geology of the Lochlin Area County of Haliburton. Mines And Minerals Division Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 5678

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