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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, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° North , 78° West (est.)


Haliburton County is well-known for its mining history and mineralogical tourism is popular. The county is divided into townships and municipalities. With in these divisions, there are a number 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)

Andradite

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

Datolite

Diopside

'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'

Dolomite

Dravite

Edenite

Epidote

Euxenite-(Y)

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Perthite'

'Fergusonite'

Fergusonite-(Ce)

Fergusonite-(Y)

Ferri-fluoro-katophorite (TL)

Ferro-hornblende

Fluoborite

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

var: Stink-Fluss

Fluoro-richterite

Galena

'Garnet'

Geikielite

Goethite

Gold

Graphite

'Gummite'

Gypsum

Hematite

'Hornblende'

'Hydronephelite'

Hydroxycalciopyrochlore

Hydroxylbastnäsite-(Ce)

'Hydroxylbastnäsite-(La)'

Ilmenite

Jarosite

Kainosite-(Y)

Kaolinite

Kasolite

'K Feldspar'

'Labradorite'

Lanthanite-(La)

Lokkaite-(Y)

Magnetite

Marcasite

Marialite

Meionite

Melanocerite-(Ce)

Metaschoepite

Metatorbernite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Molybdenite

Molybdite

'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

Rozenite

Rutile

'Scapolite'

'var: Wernerite'

'Scapolite Group'

Schoepite

Scorodite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Sillimanite

Silver

Sodalite

Sphalerite

Stillwellite-(Ce)

Sulphur

'Sunstone'

Talc

Thorianite

Thorite

var: Uranothorite

'Thorogummite'

Titanite

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Tritomite-(Y) (TL)

Umangite

Uraninite

Uranophane

'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'

Vesuvianite

Weddellite

Wulfenite

Zircon

var: Cyrtolite


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

Rock Types Recorded

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Canada

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References

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

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