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Clark Mine (Ball Mine; Topspar Mine), Cardiff Township, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada
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Latitude: 45°4'36"N
Longitude: 78°9'32"W
 
 
In syenite pegmatite intruding hornblende gneiss.

"The deposit was worked for fluorite by Mr. W.E Clark from 1940 to 1942; shipments totalling 27.2 t of acid-grade fluorite were made. The ore was obtained from several pits and trenches extending over a distance of 180 m along the top of a hill. In 1950 Topspar Fluorite Mines, Limited conducted exploration consisting of an open-cut (3 m by 24 m) and an adit driven 27 m from the south end of the cut on the north side of the hill. A mill was conducted on the site."

Mineral List

Augite
Calcite
'Feldspar Group
var: Sunstone'

Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Microcline
'Scapolite'
Thorite
var: Uranothorite

Titanite


9 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.

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References

Ann P.Sabina (1986), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Bancroft-Parry Sound Area and Southern Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 39

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