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Rusty Lake Mine (Rustex Mine; Hudson Bay Mine), Leith Township, Gowganda area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canadai
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47° 30' 55'' North , 80° 48' 9'' West
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Discovered in 1908 and brought into production by Hudson Bay Silver Mines Ltd. in 1910. Acquired by the Rusty Lake Mining Corp. in 1960 and then by Rustex Mining Corp. in 1968. The mine was shut down in 1968. For a detailed description of the property see the link. Total production was 80,000 oz. Ag and 565 lbs.of cobalt.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Ann P. Sabina (1974) Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleferre-Timmins; Ontario and Quebec. Canadian Geological Survey Paper 73-13
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: w. H. MCILWAINE (1971) Geology of Leith, Charters, and Corkill Townships District of Timiskaming. Ontario Department of Mines Geological Report 89
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.; A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part III, 1921; w. H. MCILWAINE (1971) Geology of Leith, Charters, and Corkill Townships District of Timiskaming. Ontario Department of Mines Geological Report 89
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.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: w. H. MCILWAINE (1971) Geology of Leith, Charters, and Corkill Townships District of Timiskaming. Ontario Department of Mines Geological Report 89
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Petruk (1971): The Silver-Arsenide Deposits of the Cobalt-Gowganda Region, Ontario. Can. Mineral. 11, 150-186; Can Mineral December 1971 v. 11 no. 1 p. 108-139
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.
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: w. H. MCILWAINE (1971) Geology of Leith, Charters, and Corkill Townships District of Timiskaming. Ontario Department of Mines Geological Report 89
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ann P. Sabina (1974) Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleferre-Timmins; Ontario and Quebec. Canadian Geological Survey Paper 73-13
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Can Mineral December 1971 v. 11 no. 1 p. 108-139
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: w. H. MCILWAINE (1971) Geology of Leith, Charters, and Corkill Townships District of Timiskaming. Ontario Department of Mines Geological Report 89
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Ann P. Sabina (1974) Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleferre-Timmins; Ontario and Quebec. Canadian Geological Survey Paper 73-13
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Can Mineral December 1971 v. 11 no. 1 p. 108-139
Pararammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: Can Mineral December 1971 v. 11 no. 1 p. 108-139
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.
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.
Rammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: Petruk (1971): The Silver-Arsenide Deposits of the Cobalt-Gowganda Region, Ontario. Can. Mineral. 11, 150-186; Can Mineral December 1971 v. 11 no. 1 p. 108-139
Safflorite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Reference: Can Mineral December 1971 v. 11 no. 1 p. 108-139
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.; A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part III, 1921
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Reference: Petruk (1971): The Silver-Arsenide Deposits of the Cobalt-Gowganda Region, Ontario. Can. Mineral. 11, 150-186

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Pararammelsbergite2.EB.10eNiAs2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Rammelsbergite2.EB.15aNiAs2
Safflorite2.EB.15a(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
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
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Pararammelsbergite2.12.5.1NiAs2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Rammelsbergite2.12.2.12NiAs2
Safflorite2.12.2.11(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
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
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co Safflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
NiNickel
Ni PararammelsbergiteNiAs2
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni RammelsbergiteNiAs2
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As PararammelsbergiteNiAs2
As NickelineNiAs
As RammelsbergiteNiAs2
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As Safflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Ontario Dept. of Mines, 1968, MRC No.10, Silver Cobalt Calcite Vein Deposits of Ontario, by A.O.Sergiades
w. H. MCILWAINE (1971) Geology of Leith, Charters, and Corkill Townships District of Timiskaming. Ontario Department of Mines Geological Report 89

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