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Giant Yellowknife Mine, Yellowknife, Mackenzie District, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Giant Yellowknife Mine, Yellowknife, Mackenzie District, Northwest Territories, Canada

Photo: Marco Barsanti
Latitude: 62°29'59"N
Longitude: 114°21'31"W
 
 
A gold mine located on the West side of Yellowknife Bay, North shore of Great Slave Lake.










Mineral List

Altaite
Antimony
Arsenopyrite
Aurostibite (TL)
Azurite
Berthierite
Boulangerite
Bournonite
Calaverite
Calcite
Cassiterite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chalcostibite
'Chlorite Group'
Covellite
Dadsonite (TL)
Dolomite
Galena
Gersdorffite
Gold
Gudmundite
Jamesonite
Lead
'Leucoxene'
Malachite
Marcasite
Meneghinite
Muscovite
var: Sericite

Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rickardite
Semseyite
Sphalerite
Stannite
Stibnite
Sylvanite
Tetrahedrite
Ullmannite
Zinkenite


41 entries listed. 38 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

COLEMAN, L.C. (1953) Mineralogy of the Yellowknife Bay are, N.W.T. American Mineralogist 38, 506-527.

Coleman, L.C. (1957) Mineralogy of the Giant Yellowknife gold mine, Yellowknife, N.W.T. Economic Geology 52:400-425.

GRAHAM, A.R. & KAIMAN, S. (1952): Aurostibite, AuSb2; a new mineral in the pyrite group. American Mineralogist 37, 461-469.

JAMBOR, J.L. (1969): Dadsonite (minerals Q and QM), a new lead sulphantimonide. Mineralogical Magazine 37, 437-441.

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