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Huard mine, Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canadai
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Huard mineMine
Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine- not defined -
Les Appalaches RCMRegional County Municipality
Chaudière-AppalachesAdministrative Region

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 59' 55'' North , 71° 17' 43'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine1,319 (2016)6.5km
Thetford-Mines25,704 (2016)10.6km
Adstock2,643 (2016)17.4km
Weedon Centre1,059 (2019)34.7km
Plessisville6,677 (2010)43.5km

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

Long abandoned, small chromite mine operated in the early 1900s.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Gaudard (1993)
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Gaudard (1993)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 9 - Silicates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers

List of minerals for each chemical element

H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4


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Cirkel, F. (1909) Chrome iron deposits in the Eastern Townships, Province of Quebec. Canada Department of Mines Report, No. 29. 141 p.
Denis, B.T. (1932) The chromite deposits of the Eastern Townships of the Province of Quebec. Quebec Bureau of Mines, Annual Report for 1931. 106 p.
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.

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