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Feldspar occurrence, Autoroute 5, Chelsea, Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM, Outaouais, Québec, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 34' 22'' North , 75° 52' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.57278,-75.87222
GeoHash:G#: f24532r89
Locality type:Occurrence
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Formerly: Feldspar Occurrence, Highway 5 extension, Hull Township, Gatineau Co., Québec, Canada

A vein (approx. 3 x 2 feet, 8 inches high) containing reddish feldspar crystals and quartz crystals. On the wall of the east cut, northbound lane, just south of the exit 21 overpass. The roadcut was exposed during the construction of this section of Autoroute 5 extension (Phase I) during 2008-2009.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Clays'
Reference: Van King
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Philippe Belley collection (visual ID)
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Van King
'Mica Group'
Reference: Philippe Belley collection (visual ID)
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Scott Ercit
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Philippe Belley collection (visual ID)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clays'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
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
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clays'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
OOxygen
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)

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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Calymmian
1400 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3184655
Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Calymmian (1400 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Gneiss

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]

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