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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): 45.5586111111, -65.5758333333


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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References

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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