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Clover Hill deposit (Denison-Potacan mine; Potacan mine; Cassidy Potash mine), Salt Springs evaporite deposit, Hammond Parish, Kings Co., New Brunswick, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 33' 31'' North , 65° 34' 33'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.55861,-65.57583
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A Potash mine, now defunct, produced 0.8 million tons/yr K2O. Started in 1985 was owned by Denison-Potacan.

Similar to the Millstream and Penobsquis deposits.
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17 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleozoic
252.17 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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References

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Grice, J. L. (2005) Borate Minerals from the Penobsquis and Millstream Deposits of Southern New Brunswick, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 43, 1469-1487.
BURNS, P.C., HAWTHORNE, F.C. & STIRLING, J.A.R. (1992): Trembathite, (Mg,Fe)3B7O13Cl, a new borate mineral from the Salt Springs potash deposit, Sussex, New Brunswick. Canadian Mineralogist 30, 445-448.
SCHINDLER, M. & HAWTHORNE, F.C. (1998): The crystal structure of trembathite, (Mg1.55Fe1.43Mn0.02)B7O13Cl, a mineral of the boracite group: an example of the insertion of a cluster into a three-dimensional net. Canadian Mineralogist 36, 1195-1201.
ROULSTON, B.V. & WAUGH, D.C.E. (1981): A borate mineral assemblage from Penobsquis and Salt Springs evaporite deposits of southern New Brunswick. Canadian Mineralogist 19, 291-301.
MANDARINO, J.A., RACHLIN, A.L., DUNN, P.J., LE PAGE, Y., BACK, M.E., MUROWCHICK, B.L., RAMIK, R.A. & FALLS, R.B. (1990): Redefinition of volkovskite and its description from Sussex, New Brunswick. Canadian Mineralogist 28, 351-356.
Mining Annual Review(1985):124.

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