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South March Quarry, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 19' 23'' North , 75° 55' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bells Corners9,977 (2010)7.6km
Nepean180,000 (2017)14.9km
le Plateau15,000 (2015)16.9km
Ottawa812,129 (2016)20.3km
Ashton200 (2013)20.9km


In pegmatite. Also known as the South March feldspar mine. The mine has been filled and the dumps removed.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 70-50
'Chlorite Group'
Colour: dk green
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 70-50
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 70-50
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 70-50
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 70-50
'Mica Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 70-50
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 70-50
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 70-50
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 70-50
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Colour: black
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 70-50
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Habit: nodules up to 1/2 inch
Colour: black
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 70-50

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Mica Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Mica Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O UraniniteUO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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.

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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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]

Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 608996
Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Flinton Group

Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt

Lithology: Conglomerate, wacke, quartz arenite, arkose, limestone, siltstone, chert, minor iron formation, minor metavolcanic rocks

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]

Precambrian
541 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3294771
Precambrian

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic and igneous rocks

Comments: crystalline basement; metamorphic rocks (Grenville Province)

Reference: Armstrong, D.K, and J.E.P. Dodge. Paleozoic geology of southern Ontario. Ontario Geological Survey Miscellaneous Release–Data 219. [180]

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada Paper 70-5.
Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 48, p.6
Ann P.Sabina (1987), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Hull-Maniwaki, Quebec; Ottawa-Peterborough, Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 41, p54


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