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Frontenac mine, East Broughton, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 13' 44'' North , 71° 5' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.2288888889, -71.0888888889


Formerly: Frontenac mine, East Broughton, Mégantic Co., Québec, Canada

The Frontenac and Fraser Mines are on the two sides of Rang 7 about 1 mile from rt 122, East Broughton. They are part of the Pennington fold of ophiolite, north east of the Thetford mine ophiolites.
Minerals: Chrysotile, Serpentine, Magnesite, Magnetite, Albite, Quartz

Frontenac Mine
Began in 1892 for talc/ steatite. And later asbestos.
Is partly covered covered today with the asbestos residue and tailings.
North side 7e rang just across from Fraser Mine about 1 mile from 112 East Broughton
Together the two deposits are 900m and 15m to 60m wide

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5 valid minerals.

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References

GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, 178 p.

 
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