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Reeves Pit (Reeves Tin Pit), New Ross, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada

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Granitic pegmatite in leucomonzogranite. Pit was dug around 1903-1906. It has been filled in for many years.

Large smoky and white quartz crystals to 27x10 inches were found, along with a large number of other minerals, including a few rare ones.

This locality was the first in Canada to report amblygonite, however based on MinDat comments regarding amblygonite and montebrasite (i.e. nearly all reported amblyonite from granites is actually montebrasite), it is likely the latter mineral is the one actually present and the mineral list now reflects that.

Coordinates confirmed by GPS at locality.

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27 entries listed. 17 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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References

Nova Scotia Mineral Occurrence Database

E.R. Faribault, "Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia", Summ. Rep. Geol. Surv. Dep. Canada for 1907, pp. 80-82, 1908.

External Links

http://novascotia.ca/natr/meb/pdf/82pap02.asp - G.A. O'Reilly, E.J. Farley, and M.H. Charest, "Metasomatic-Hydrothermal Mineral Deposits of the New Ross-Mahone Bay Area, Nova Scotia", N.S. Dept. of Mines and Energy, paper 82-2, 1982.

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