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Vermilion Mine (Consolidated Sudbury Basin Mine), Fairbank Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 31' 9'' North , 81° 21' 21'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chelmsford500 (2010)13.9km
Rayside-Balfour16,050 (2013)15.1km
Cartier302 (2013)25.0km
Greater Sudbury157,857 (2014)28.2km
Espanola4,682 (2008)42.8km


A former Cu-Pb-Zn-Ag mine operated mainly from 1952-1957. Not to be confused with the Vermilion Mine in Denison Township [https://www.mindat.org/loc-559.html].

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: MDI Number: MDI41I11SW00006
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: MDI Number: MDI41I11SW00006
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: MDI Number: MDI41I11SW00006
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: MDI Number: MDI41I11SW00006
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: MDI Number: MDI41I11SW00006
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: MDI Number: MDI41I11SW00006

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Geochronology

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Precambrian
 Proterozoic
  Paleoproterozoic
   Orosirian
ⓘ Sudbury impact1850 ± 3 MaSudbury Complex (Sudbury irruptive; Sudbury nickel irruptive), Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada

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Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., Douma, S.L. (2003) Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787.
MDI Number: MDI41I11SW00006

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