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Windsor mine, Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canadai
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Windsor mineMine
Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine- not defined -
Les Appalaches RCMRegional County Municipality
Chaudière-AppalachesAdministrative Region
QuébecProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 57' 19'' North , 71° 19' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine1,319 (2016)3.5km
Thetford-Mines25,704 (2016)15.4km
Adstock2,643 (2016)21.4km
Weedon Centre1,059 (2019)29.4km
Plessisville6,677 (2010)44.7km


Formerly: Windsor mine, Coleraine Township, Mégantic Co., Québec, Canada

One of the many inactive chrysotile asbestos mines in the area, opened and operated in the early 1900s and again in the 1950s.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Sabina (1967)
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Sabina (1967)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Sabina (1967)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
MgMagnesium
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

References

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GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, 178 p.
SABINA, A.P. (1967) Rocks and minerals for the collector: Eastern Townships and Gaspé, Quebec and parts of new Brunswick. Geological Survey of canada Paper, 66-51, 170p.

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