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Lyndhurst area (Black Rapids area), Lansdowne Township, Leeds and Grenville Co., Ontario, Canada
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Latitude: 44°32'55"N
Longitude: 76°7'21"W
In the area are 2 mines that produced quartz crystals and 8 occurrences.

This locality is for specimens for which more detailed information is not available. There are numerous quartz crystal occurrences in this general area. Lyndhurst is the closest large town and Black Rapids is the closest village to the quartz collecting area. Do not confuse the Village of Black Rapids with the Black Rapids Mine. Also quartz crystals from this area have simply been called Lyndhurst quartz.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
'Chlorite Group'
var: Specularite

'Pyroxene Group'
var: Rock Crystal

12 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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Ann P.Sabina (1983), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector; Kingston,Ontario to Lac St.Jean, Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 32 p.35
Rocks & Min.: 59: 206, 209.
Southeastern Ontario, Canada. Southwest of Ottawa, Ontario.
Ref.: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 418.
Ann P.Sabina (1967), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector; Kingston,Ontario to Lac St.Jean, Quebec. GSC Paper 67-51

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