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Tangier mines, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia, Canada

Latitude: 44°48'10"N
Longitude: 62°42'25"W
Gold mines. Coordinates are for Tangier Gold Mining Co. No. 4 shaft. Alluvial gold was also extracted from the area including a 27 oz mass (Hunt).

Mineral List

Ankerite
Arsenopyrite
Calcite
'Chlorite Group'
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite

Galena
Gold
Hematite
Magnetite
Pyrite
Quartz


11 entries listed. 9 valid minerals.

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References

Kontak, D.J. and Kerrich, R. (1997). An Isotopic (C, O, Sr) Study of Vein Gold Deposits in the Meguma Terrane, Nova Scotia: Implication for Source Reservoirs. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 92, 2, pg. 161.

The Nova Scotia Abandoned Mine Openings (AMO) Database.

Hunt, T.S. (1868) "Report of Dr. T. Sterry Hunt, F.R.S., on the Gold Region of Nova Scotia", G.S.C.

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