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Union mine (Southwark mine), Black Lake, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 2' 27'' North , 71° 19' 43'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.04083,-71.32861
GeoHash:G#: f2jmbvkp6
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Formerly: Union mine (Southwark mine), Black Lake, Mégantic Co., Québec, Canada

Large inactive open pit chrysotile asbestos mine that was enlarged by adjoining Southwark mine (possibly others).

Coordinates extrapolated from topographic map for Union mine.


Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

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
252.17 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 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]

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



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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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