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Nugget Pond Mine, Betts Cove, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canadai
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Nugget Pond MineMine
Betts CoveCove
Baie Verte PeninsulaPeninsula
Newfoundland- not defined -
Newfoundland and LabradorProvince
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 50' 35'' North , 55° 46' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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PlacePopulationDistance
La Scie970 (2006)17.1km


Strata bound gold deposit

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Christian Bracke
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Swinden, S., McBRIDE, D., & Dube, B. (1990). Preliminary geological and mineralogical notes on the Nugget Pond gold deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland. Current Research, Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report of Activities, Mineral Development Division, 201-215.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Swinden, S., McBRIDE, D., & Dube, B. (1990). Preliminary geological and mineralogical notes on the Nugget Pond gold deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland. Current Research, Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report of Activities, Mineral Development Division, 201-215.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Swinden, S., McBRIDE, D., & Dube, B. (1990). Preliminary geological and mineralogical notes on the Nugget Pond gold deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland. Current Research, Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report of Activities, Mineral Development Division, 201-215.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Swinden, S., McBRIDE, D., & Dube, B. (1990). Preliminary geological and mineralogical notes on the Nugget Pond gold deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland. Current Research, Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report of Activities, Mineral Development Division, 201-215.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Christian Bracke
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Swinden, S., McBRIDE, D., & Dube, B. (1990). Preliminary geological and mineralogical notes on the Nugget Pond gold deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland. Current Research, Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report of Activities, Mineral Development Division, 201-215.
Gold
Formula: Au
Habit: Leaves and bars
Colour: Butter yellow
Reference: Swinden, S., McBRIDE, D., & Dube, B. (1990). Preliminary geological and mineralogical notes on the Nugget Pond gold deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland. Current Research, Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report of Activities, Mineral Development Division, 201-215.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Swinden, S., McBRIDE, D., & Dube, B. (1990). Preliminary geological and mineralogical notes on the Nugget Pond gold deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland. Current Research, Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report of Activities, Mineral Development Division, 201-215.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Christian Bracke
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Swinden, S., McBRIDE, D., & Dube, B. (1990). Preliminary geological and mineralogical notes on the Nugget Pond gold deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland. Current Research, Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report of Activities, Mineral Development Division, 201-215.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Swinden, S., McBRIDE, D., & Dube, B. (1990). Preliminary geological and mineralogical notes on the Nugget Pond gold deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland. Current Research, Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report of Activities, Mineral Development Division, 201-215.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Swinden, S., McBRIDE, D., & Dube, B. (1990). Preliminary geological and mineralogical notes on the Nugget Pond gold deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland. Current Research, Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report of Activities, Mineral Development Division, 201-215.
Stilpnomelane
Formula: (K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Reference: Swinden, S., McBRIDE, D., & Dube, B. (1990). Preliminary geological and mineralogical notes on the Nugget Pond gold deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland. Current Research, Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report of Activities, Mineral Development Division, 201-215.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Stilpnomelane9.EG.40(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
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 Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
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 CalciteCaCO3
Ca Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Ordovician - Cambrian
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3188549
Paleozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 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

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Swinden, S., McBRIDE, D., & Dube, B. (1990). Preliminary geological and mineralogical notes on the Nugget Pond gold deposit, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland. Current Research, Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report of Activities, Mineral Development Division, 201-215.


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