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Lupin Mine, Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
65° 48' North , 111° 15' West
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A gold mine located 90 km South of the Arctic Circle. Owned by Echo Bay Mines, Ltd.
Opened in 1982.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Mining Ann. Review (1985): 39 & 203.; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Grunerite
Formula: ☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
'Hornblende'
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Stilpnomelane
Formula: (K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Grunerite9.DE.05☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Stilpnomelane9.EG.40(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
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 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined islands
Stilpnomelane74.1.1.1(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
Grunerite-☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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- Mining Annual review (1985): 39 & 203.
- Econ Geol (1994) 89:1217-1227

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