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Lynx mine, Buttle Lake, Vancouver Island, Alberni Mining Division, British Columbia, Canadai
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Lynx mineMine
Buttle LakeLake
Vancouver IslandIsland
Alberni Mining DivisionDivision
British ColumbiaProvince
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 34' 3'' North , 125° 36' 18'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.56750,-125.60500
GeoHash:G#: c0y9vz3px
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate


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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Vancouver Island, Alberni Mining Division/Nanaimo Mining Division/Victoria Mining Division, British Columbia, CanadaIsland

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: BC Minfile
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: BC Minfile
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: BC Minfile
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: BC Minfile
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: BC Minfile
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: BC Minfile
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: BC Minfile
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: BC Minfile
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: BC Minfile
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: BC Minfile
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: BC Minfile
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: BC Minfile
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: BC Minfile
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: BC Minfile
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: BC Minfile
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: BC Minfile
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: BC Minfile
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: BC Minfile

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3188141
Mesozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic volcanic 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. [154]

Late Devonian - Middle Devonian
358.9 - 393.3 Ma



ID: 3428777
Sicker Group

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 393.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sicker Group

Description: Basalt to rhyolite volcanic tuff, breccia, argillite, cherty tuff, pillowed flows, tuffaceous sediment (92E, F).

Comments: Wrangellia terrane

Lithology: Undivided volcanic rocks

Reference: Cui, Y., Miller, D., Schiarizza, P., and Diakow, L.J. British Columbia digital geology. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2017-8. [205]

Late Devonian - Middle Devonian
358.9 - 393.3 Ma



ID: 659336
Sicker Group

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 393.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sicker Group

Description: Basalt to rhyolite volcanic tuff, breccia, argillite, cherty tuff, pillowed flows, tuffaceous sediment (92E, F).

Comments: N.W.D. Massey, P.J. Desjardins, and E.C. Grunsky, 1994, Geological Compilation of Vancouver Island, OF 1994-6, BCGS

Lithology: Undivided volcanic rocks

Reference: B.C. Geological Survey. British Columbia Digital Geology. [3]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Economic Geology,(1996) Vol. 91-3, pp.507-526


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