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|
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.
17 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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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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.