Clover Hill deposit (Denison-Potacan mine; Potacan mine; Cassidy Potash mine), Salt Springs evaporite deposit, Hammond Parish, Kings Co., New Brunswick, Canada
|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.
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252.17 - 541 Ma
|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.