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Hastings County is world-famous for its varied mineralogy and mineral collecting potential. An important part of the region's economy derives from mineralogical tourism.
Hastings County is divided into towns, townships, municipalities, two separated municipalities, and a territory. The divisions are: Town of Bancroft, Town of Deseronto, Municipality of Centre Hastings, Municipality of Hastings Highlands, Township of Carlow/Mayo, Township of Faraday, Township of Limerick, Township of Madoc, Municipality (township) of Marmora and Lake, Township of Stirling-Rawdon, Township of Tudor and Cashel, Municipality of Tweed, Township of Tyendinaga, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory (a First Nation Reserve), and Township of Wollaston. Two cities, Belleville and Quinte West, are located in Hastings County, but have their own government separate from Hastings County government.
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Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
173 valid minerals. 12 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
- Igneous rock
- Sedimentary rock and sediment
- Metamorphic rock
Detailed Mineral List:
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
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