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Nova Scotia Mine, Coleman Township, Cobalt area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 23' 13'' North , 79° 39' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Temiskaming Shores10,442 (2010)12.5km
Ville-Marie2,831 (2016)18.2km
Saint-Bruno-de-Guigues2,928 (2016)19.4km


A Silver mine discovered in 1904 which produced about a million ounces of Silver. Last operated in 1957. All that remains is a tailings pond, mill foundation, and rock dumps.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: R.Mielke 2009
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2015
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p.
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Rammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Safflorite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p. and R.Mielke 2009

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Rammelsbergite2.EB.15aNiAs2
Safflorite2.EB.15a(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Group 3 - Halides
Paratacamite3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Rammelsbergite2.12.2.12NiAs2
Safflorite2.12.2.11(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Paratacamite10.1.2.1Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ClChlorine
Cl ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CoCobalt
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co Safflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
NiNickel
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Ni RammelsbergiteNiAs2
CuCopper
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
AsArsenic
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As Safflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
As NickelineNiAs
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As RammelsbergiteNiAs2
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
SbAntimony
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi

References

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Sergiades, A.O. (1968) Silver Cobalt Calcite Vein Deposits of Ontario, Ontario Dept. of Mines, MRC No.10.
Sabina, Ann P. (2000), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, GSC. Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p.

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