Dumont intrusion, Launay, Abitibi RCM, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada
Dumont ultramafic body, 27 km west of Amos.
Photo: Donald Doell
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.
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7 entries listed. 6 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).
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Crook III, W.W. & Jambor, J.L. (1979) Nickelbischofite, a new nickel chloride hydrate. Canadian Mineralogist 17, 107-109.
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