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Lemelin mine (Gray mine), Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canadai
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Lemelin mine (Gray mine)Mine
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 3' 17'' North , 71° 17' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Thetford-Mines25,704 (2016)4.4km
Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine1,319 (2016)11.2km
Adstock2,643 (2016)16.4km
Plessisville6,677 (2010)40.3km
Weedon Centre1,059 (2019)40.6km


Formerly: Lemelin mine (Gray mine), Thetford Mines, Mégantic Co., Québec, Canada

Small inactive chromite mine.

Coordinates extrapolated from topographic map.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bowieite
Formula: (Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Reference: Corrivaux, L. & Laflamme, J.H. G. (1990) Minéralogie des éléments du group du platin dans les chromitites de l'ophiolite de Thetford Mines, Québec. Canadian Mineralogist 28, 579-595.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Corrivaux, L. & Laflamme, J.H. G. (1990) Minéralogie des éléments du group du platin dans les chromitites de l'ophiolite de Thetford Mines, Québec. Canadian Mineralogist 28, 579-595.
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Reference: Corrivaux, L. & Laflamme, J.H. G. (1990) Minéralogie des éléments du group du platin dans les chromitites de l'ophiolite de Thetford Mines, Québec. Canadian Mineralogist 28, 579-595.
Isoferroplatinum
Formula: Pt3Fe
Reference: Corrivaux, L. & Laflamme, J.H. G. (1990) Minéralogie des éléments du group du platin dans les chromitites de l'ophiolite de Thetford Mines, Québec. Canadian Mineralogist 28, 579-595.
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Corrivaux, L. & Laflamme, J.H. G. (1990) Minéralogie des éléments du group du platin dans les chromitites de l'ophiolite de Thetford Mines, Québec. Canadian Mineralogist 28, 579-595.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Isoferroplatinum1.AG.35Pt3Fe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bowieite2.DB.15(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Cooperite2.CC.35bPtS
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Isoferroplatinum1.2.5.1Pt3Fe
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bowieite2.11.12.1(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
SSulfur
S Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
S CooperitePtS
S LauriteRuS2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
RhRhodium
Rh Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
IrIridium
Ir Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
PtPlatinum
Pt Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Pt CooperitePtS
Pt IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, (pgs 104)
Corrivaux, L. & Laflamme, J.H. G. (1990) Minéralogie des éléments du group du platin dans les chromitites de l'ophiolite de Thetford Mines, Québec. Canadian Mineralogist 28, 579-595.

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