|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 30' 38'' North , 76° 3' 45'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||44.51056,-76.06250|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Quartz crystals, some of them over 30cm long and doubly terminated, have been mined by Quartz Crystals Mines Limited starting in 1951, both from open pit and underground workings, in a breccia zone in gneiss.
4 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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|Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic|
541 - 1600 Ma
|Mafic to ultramafic plutonic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)
Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt
Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1. 
1200 - 1400 Ma
|Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Ectasian (1200 - 1400 Ma)
Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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.