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Quebec Lithium Corporation mine, La Corne, Abitibi RCM, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada
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Holmquistite
Quebec Lithium Corporation mine, La Corne, Abitibi RCM, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada

Photo: Maggie Wilson
Latitude: 48°24'39"N
Longitude: 77°48'33"W
 
 
Granitic pegmatite. Staked in 1940 for molybdenum and later mined from 1955 until 1966 for lithium. Ranges VIII, IX and part of X. Mine and mill on Lot 54 range IX, 400m south of Lac Lortie.

GPS coordinates taken at mine site.

Mineral List

Beryl
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
Clino-holmquistite Root Name
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Epidote
Fluorite
Holmquistite
'Hornblende'
Lepidolite
Molybdenite
'Perthite'
Polycrase-(Y)
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'

Quartz
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Spodumene
Titanite


22 entries listed. 17 valid minerals.

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References

Nickel, E. H., Maxwell, J. A., & Rowland, J. F. (1960). Holmquistite from Barraute, Quebec. The Canadian Mineralogist, 6(4), 504-512.

Geological Society of Canada Paper 80-18 Catalogue of Canadian Minerals Revised 1980.

Sabina, Anne P. (2003), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector Miscellaneous Report 77, Geological Survey of Canada.

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