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Richardson Mine, Madoc Township, Madoc area, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 35' 18'' North , 77° 31' 23'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Quinte West42,697 (2010)45.2km
Belleville49,454 (2018)48.2km


Abandoned gold mine.
Reopened on May 21, 2014, for guided tours and mineral collecting.

In quartz veins cutting quartzite, granite.
"Native gold, in the form of leaves, sheets, and nuggets (the size of a butternut), was at one time found in this deposit. Pyrite was associated with it." (Sabina, 1987).

Not to be confused with Richardson Mine in Cardiff (a uranium mine).

1866 - 1868: Mr. Powell discovered gold mineralization on the Richardson property. A shaft was excavated on the showing to a depth of 15 feet. The property was sold to Lombard and Hardin of Chicago.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Brannerite
Formula: UTi2O6
Reference: Stacey, H.R., Plant, A.G., Boyle, R.W. (1974) Brannerite associated with native gold at the Richardson Mine, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 12, issue 5, pp. 360-363.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Stacey, H.R., Plant, A.G., Boyle, R.W. (1974) Brannerite associated with native gold at the Richardson Mine, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 12, issue 5, pp. 360-363.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Sabina, A. P. (1987) Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Hull-Maniwaki, Quebec; Ottawa-Peterborough, Ontario. Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 41. Stacey, H.R., Plant, A.G., Boyle, R.W. (1974) Brannerite associated with native gold at the Richardson Mine, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 12, issue 5, pp. 360-363.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Stacey, H.R., Plant, A.G., Boyle, R.W. (1974) Brannerite associated with native gold at the Richardson Mine, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 12, issue 5, pp. 360-363.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Sabina, A. P. (1987) Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Hull-Maniwaki, Quebec; Ottawa-Peterborough, Ontario. Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 41.
'Pyrobitumen'
Reference: Stacey, H.R., Plant, A.G., Boyle, R.W. (1974) Brannerite associated with native gold at the Richardson Mine, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 12, issue 5, pp. 360-363.
'Pyrobitumen var: Thucholite'
Reference: Stacey, H.R., Plant, A.G., Boyle, R.W. (1974) Brannerite associated with native gold at the Richardson Mine, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 12, issue 5, pp. 360-363.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31C12SE00253.html
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Stacey, H.R., Plant, A.G., Boyle, R.W. (1974) Brannerite associated with native gold at the Richardson Mine, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 12, issue 5, pp. 360-363.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Stacey, H.R., Plant, A.G., Boyle, R.W. (1974) Brannerite associated with native gold at the Richardson Mine, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 12, issue 5, pp. 360-363.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brannerite4.DH.05UTi2O6
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyrobitumen'-
'var: Thucholite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Brannerite8.3.4.1UTi2O6
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Pyrobitumen'-
'var: Thucholite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O UraniniteUO2
O BranneriteUTi2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti BranneriteUTi2O6
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2
U BranneriteUTi2O6

Regional Geology

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 625655
Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Flinton Group

Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt

Lithology: Marble, calc-silicate rocks, skarn, tectonic breccias

Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1. [1]

Ectasian
1200 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3185742
Mesoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ectasian (1200 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Marble

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. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Stacey, H.R., Plant, A.G., and Boyle, R.W. (1974) Brannerite associated with native gold at the Richardson Mine, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 12, issue 5, pp. 360-363.
Sabina, A.P. (1987) Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Hull-Maniwaki, Quebec; Ottawa-Peterborough, Ontario. Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 41.

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