Flintkote mine, Pontbriand, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° 7' 45'' North , 71° 16' 20'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||46.12917,-71.27222|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Formerly: Flintkote Mine, Pontbriand, Mégantic Co., Québec, Canada
A huge inactive open pit chrysotile asbestos mine operated from 1946 to 1971. Located at Pontbriand, east of Thetford Mines, in the Black Lake-Thetford Mines Ophiolitic complex.
Coordinates extrapolated from topographic map and confirmed at mine site.
14 valid minerals.
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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252.17 - 541 Ma
|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.