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Two Islands (Brothers), Parrsboro, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia, Canadai
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Two Islands (Brothers)Group of Islands
Parrsboro- not defined -
Cumberland Co.County
Nova ScotiaProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 23' 4'' North , 64° 12' 51'' West
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Locality type:
Group of Islands


Cavities and veins in basalt seacliffs.

Gismondine is reported by Johnston (1915, as a personal communication with Walker), but Walker, in his important work in 1922 fails to mention the mineral, making its identification doubtful. This mineral has not been reported from elsewhere in Nova Scotia.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Habit: trapezohedra up to 60mm in diameter
Colour: clear red to yellow; translucent to opaque white
Reference: Emmons E (1836) Notice of a Scientific Expedition. American Journal of Science and Arts, vol. 30, no. 2, pg. 330-354. Tschernich R (1992) Zeolites of the World. p.51. Pe-Piper G and Miller L (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology, 38, 11–28.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Johnston, R. A. A., "A List of Canadian Mineral Occurrences", Memoir 74, Can. Dept. Mines, 1915.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: How, H. (1869) "Mineralogy of Nova Scotia, A Report to the Provincial Government", Charles Annand, pp. 185.
'Chabazite'
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.100; Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Jordi Fabre
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: How, H. (1869) "Mineralogy of Nova Scotia, A Report to the Provincial Government", Charles Annand, pp. 185.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Johnston, R. A. A., "A List of Canadian Mineral Occurrences", Memoir 74, Can. Dept. Mines, 1915.
'Gismondine' ?
Reference: Johnston, R. A. A., "A List of Canadian Mineral Occurrences", Memoir 74, Can. Dept. Mines, 1915.
'Gmelinite'
Habit: crystals to 2cm across covered with growth hillocks
Colour: pale orange
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.205; Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
'Gmelinite var: Ledererite'
Reference: King, V. and Chenelatto, M., 2011, History of Ledererite. A Crystallographic Variety of Gmelinite, Mineral News, v. 27, p. 1-2, 5-7.
Gmelinite-Na
Formula: Na4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
Reference: HOWE, A.B. (1876) Gmelinite from Nova Scotia, American Journal of Science, 719-720.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Johnston, R. A. A., "A List of Canadian Mineral Occurrences", Memoir 74, Can. Dept. Mines, 1915.
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Johnston, R. A. A., "A List of Canadian Mineral Occurrences", Memoir 74, Can. Dept. Mines, 1915.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Colour: red, green
Reference: Emmons E (1836) Notice of a Scientific Expedition. American Journal of Science and Arts, vol. 30, no. 2, pg. 330-354. Tschernich R (1992) Zeolites of the World. p.205.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Johnston, R. A. A., "A List of Canadian Mineral Occurrences", Memoir 74, Can. Dept. Mines, 1915.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Habit: massive; radiating prisms
Colour: colorless, white
Reference: Emmons E (1836) Notice of a Scientific Expedition. American Journal of Science and Arts, vol. 30, no. 2, pg. 330-354. Tschernich R (1992) Zeolites of the World. p.361. Pe-Piper G and Miller L (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology, 38, 11–28.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nicu Pascanu
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.458; Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Martite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
'Gismondine' ?9..
Gmelinite-Na9.GD.05Na4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Gmelinite'-
'var: Ledererite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
'Gismondine' ?77.1.3.1
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Gmelinite'-
'var: Ledererite'-
Gmelinite-Na-Na4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
Hematite
var: Martite
-Fe2O3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
NaSodium
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Na Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
AlAluminium
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
SiSilicon
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si Gmelinite-NaNa4(Si8Al4O24] · 11H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Johnston, R.A.A. (1915) A List of Canadian Mineral Occurrences. Canadian Department of Mines, Memoir 74.
King, V., Chenelatto, M. (2011) History of Ledererite. A Crystallographic Variety of Gmelinite. Mineral News: 27: p. 1-2, 5-7.
Tschernich, R. (1992) Zeolites of the World. p.51, 205, 360, 458.
Walker, T.L., Parsons, A.L. (1922) The Zeolites of Nova Scotia. Contributions to Canadian Mineralogy, University of Toronto Press: pp. 13-73.

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