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Templeton, Gatineau TE, Outaouais, Québec, Canada
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Templeton, Gatineau TE, Outaouais, Québec, Canada

Photo: Rob Lavinsky
Latitude: 45°29'40"N
Longitude: 75°36'26"W
This was mainly a vesuvianite locality known since the mid to late 1800s, however, the area is now built up and is in the city of Gatineau. The GPS coordinates are given for the former Templeton.

Research has demonstrated that the "vesuvianite" is actually wiluite.

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8 entries listed. 7 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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GROAT, L.A., HAWTHORNE, F.C. & ERCIT, T.S. (1994) The incorporation of boron into the vesuvianite structure.Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 505-523.

GROAT, L.A., HAWTHORNE, F.C., ERCIT, T.S., and GRICE, J.D. (1998): Wiluite, Ca19(Al,Mg,Fe,Ti)13(B,Al,◻)5Si18O68(O,OH)10, a new mineral species isostructural with vesuvianite, from the Sakha Republic, Russian Federation. Canadian Mineralogist 36, 1301-1304.

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