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Dumont intrusion, Launay, Abitibi RCM, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada
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Latitude: 48°38'56"N
Longitude: 78°26'32"W
 
 
Dumont ultramafic body, 27 km west of Amos.

The Dumont intrusion is a huge, low-grade nickel prospect with most of its recoverable nickel present as pentlandite, awaruite and minor heazlewoodite. Serpentine in the intrusion contains appreciable amounts of chlorine (up to slightly more than 0.9%).

Coordinates taken by GPS at mine site.

Mineral List

Awaruite
Coalingite
Heazlewoodite
Nickelbischofite (TL)
Paratacamite
Pentlandite
'Serpentine Group'


7 entries listed. 6 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

Crook III, W.W. & Jambor, J.L. (1979) Nickelbischofite, a new nickel chloride hydrate. Canadian Mineralogist 17, 107-109.

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