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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
 
 
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'
Allanite-(Ce)
Allanite Group
Amphibole Supergroup
Analcime
Anatase
'Ancylite'
Annite
Anorthite
var: Bytownite

Anthophyllite
'Antozonite'
'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'
Edenite
Epidote
Euxenite-(Y)
'Feldspar Group'
'var: Sunstone'
'Fergusonite'
Fergusonite-(Ce)
Fergusonite-(Y)
Ferri-fluoro-katophorite (TL)
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)
'Lepidomelane'
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)
'Olivine'
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 Group'
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
var: Cyrtolite


151 entries listed. 97 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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