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Clyde Forks Mine, Lavant Township, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 7' 26'' North , 76° 43' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.12389,-76.72611
GeoHash:G#: f212wn9c8
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


1918-1919: Barite vein was stripped, some test pitting. One ton barite, sent to U.S. Work by T.B. Caldwell. 1957-1960: Lanark Silver Mines Ltd., performed magnetic and S.P. surveys, soil sampling and 773 feet of d.d. in 4 holes. (Tweed files 2, 3, 4). 1964-1968: Regional soil and stream geochemical surveys, 30 d.d. holes totalling 3921 feet, surface stripping and a short adit (98 feet) with 2 small cross-cuts. Work by West Branch Explorations Ltd. 1969-1970: Geochem surveys, at least 24 d.d. holes for 5,347 feet, geol. survey and some metallurgical testing by Carndesson Mines Ltd. (Tweed file 9) 1984: Todd Sanders staked out the property in January and in May and June, Lacana Mining Corporation carried out sampling of the main occurrence. In September Homestake Mineral Development Company visited the property and carried out limited sampling. 1986: T. Sanders carried out line-cutting and a VLF-EM survey. 1987: Assaying and a petrographic study of the tetrahedrite-barite zone was carried out.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Reference: Trail,R.J. 1980, Catalogue of Canadian Minerals, GSC Paper 80-18
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines MDI Number: MDI31F02SE00064
Getchellite
Formula: AsSbS3
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Trail,R.J. 1980, Catalogue of Canadian Minerals, GSC Paper 80-18
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham,

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Berthierite'2.HA.20FeSb2S4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Chalcostibite'2.HA.05CuSbS2
'Cinnabar'2.CD.15aHgS
'Getchellite'2.FA.35AsSbS3
'Jamesonite'2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Stibnite'2.DB.05Sb2S3
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Titanite'9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Getchellite2.11.1.2AsSbS3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
ø = 2
Berthierite3.7.9.3FeSb2S4
Chalcostibite3.7.5.1CuSbS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C GraphiteC
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BerthieriteFeSb2S4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
S CinnabarHgS
S GetchelliteAsSbS3
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S StibniteSb2S3
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As GetchelliteAsSbS3
SbAntimony
Sb BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Sb ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Sb GetchelliteAsSbS3
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14

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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Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 605408
Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Flinton Group

Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt

Lithology: Flows, tuffs, breccias, minor iron formation, minor metasedimentary rocks; includes reworked pyroclastic units, amphibolite

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]

Ectasian
1200 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3185353
Mesoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Ectasian (1200 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic volcanic 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

References

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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, xxp. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of CanadaMiscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
Trail,R.J. 1980, Catalogue of Canadian Minerals, GSC Paper 80-18


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