Fraser Mine, East Broughton, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
The Fraser and Frontenac Mines are on the two side of Rang 7 about 1 mile from rt 122, East Broughton. They are part of the Pennington fold of ophiolite, north east of the Thetford mine ophiolites.
Minerals: Chrysotile, Serpentine, Magnesite, Magnetite, Albite, Quartz
South side of 7e rang about 1 mile from 112 East Broughton
Today home of an active Steatite quarry
Les Pierres Steatite Inc.
(This is the major quarry for Quebec Green soapstone and they are committed to provide quality soapstone for carving)
Discovered in 1881 steatite and asbestos was mined. Steatite mining continues on the north wall.
Today it s a long corridor filled with water 20m high and about 500m
10 entries listed. 8 valid minerals.
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GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, 178 p.
Can. Min. 28, 579
Can. Min. 28, 579
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Locality Updated: Myall Lakes Reserve, Bolton, Victoria, AustraliaFrom Pat Sutton, 23rd May 2013 01:30:19