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Pine Point, Northwest Territories, Canadai
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Pine PointPoint
Northwest TerritoriesTerritory
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
60° 49' 59'' North , 114° 30' 0'' West
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Pine Point sets on coarsely crystalline dolomite of the Presqu'ile formation and the dolomitic calcarenite of the underlying Pine Point formation, Mississippi Valley type Pb-Zn deposit. 36 pits over an area of 20x60 km.
Located near Great Slave Lake.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Rocks & Min 81:1 pp 24-32
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Can. Rockhound 7(1), 2003
Bianchite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min 81:1 pp 24-32
'Bitumen'
Reference: Can. Rockhound 7(1), 2003
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64: 12-14.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Can. Rockhound 7(1), 2003
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Description: Zebra stone
Reference: Paradis, S., Hannigan, P., and Dewing, K., 2007, Mississippi Valley-type lead-zinc deposits, in Goodfellow, W.D., ed., Mineral Deposits of Canada: A Synthesis of Major Deposit-Types, District Metallogeny, the Evolution of Geological Provinces, and Exploration Methods: Geological Association of Canada, Mineral Deposits Division, Special Publication No. 5, p. 185-203.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Rocks & Min 81:1 pp 24-32
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:13.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min 81:1 pp 24-32
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Can. Rockhound 7(1), 2003
Gypsum var. Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Can. Rockhound 7(1), 2003
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min 81:1 pp 24-32
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min 81:1 pp 24-32
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Can. Rockhound 7(1), 2003
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Can. Rockhound 7(1), 2003; Econ Geol (1994) 89:493-514; Econ Geol. (1992) 87:133-144
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min 81:1 pp 24-32
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Can. Rockhound 7(1), 2003; Econ Geol (1994) 89:493-514; Econ Geol. (1992) 87:133-144
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe1-xS
Reference: Rocks & Min 81:1 pp 24-32
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min 81:1 pp 24-32
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Can. Rockhound 7(1), 2003
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64: 12-14.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:13.
Sphalerite var. Schalenblende
Reference: Roedder (1968) GEOCHEMISTRY, MINERALOGY AND PETROLOGY • SOFIA Roedder, E. 1968. The noncolloidal origin of "colloform" textures in sphalerite ores. Economic Geology,63, 451-471
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Can. Rockhound 7(1), 2003; Econ Geol. (1992) 87:133-144

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe1-xS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var. Schalenblende2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Bianchite7.CB.25(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var. Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Rozenite7.CB.15FeSO4 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bitumen'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe1-xS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Bianchite29.6.8.2(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Rozenite29.6.6.1FeSO4 · 4H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Bitumen'-
Gypsum
var. Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Sphalerite
var. Schalenblende
-ZnS

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Bianchite(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Bianchite(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
S SulphurS8
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S Bianchite(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S PyrrhotiteFe1-xS
S RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe PyrrhotiteFe1-xS
Fe RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn Bianchite(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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Roedder, E. (1967) Abstract of paper presented at the twelfth annual meeting: Temperature and salinity of the ore-forming fluids at Pine point, Northwest Territories, Canada, from fluid inclusion studies. The Canadian Mineralogist: 9: 304-305.
Roedder, Edwin, Dwornik, E.J. (1968) Sphalerite color banding: lack of correlation with iron content, Pine Point, Northwest Territories, Canada. American Mineralogist: 53: 1523-1529.
Roedder, Edwin (1968) Temperature, salinity and origin of the ore-forming fluids at Pine Point, Northwest Territories, Canada, from fluid inclusion studies. Economic Geology: 63: 439-450.
Lasmanis, Raymond (1989) Galena: From Mississippi Valley-Type Deposits. Rocks & Minerals: 64(1): 12-14.
Locock, Andrew J., Mussieux, Ron, Tyson, Rod (2006) Minerals of the Pine Point Lead-Zinc Deposits Northwest Territories Canada. Rocks & Minerals: 81(1): 24-32.
Garven, Grant (1985) The role of regional fluid flow in the genesis of the Pine Point Deposit, Western Canada sedimentary basin. Economic Geology: 80(2): 307-324.
Cumming, George L., Kyle, J.R., Sangster, D.F. (1990) Pine Point; a case history of lead isotope homogeneity in a mississippi valley-type district. Economic Geology: 85: 133-144.
Fowler, A.D., L'Heureux, I. (1996) Self-organized banded sphalerite and branching galena in the Pine Point ore deposit, Northwest Territories. The Canadian Mineralogist: 34: 1211-1222.
Gromek, Paulina, Gleeson, Sarah A., Simonetti, Antonio (2012) A basement-interacted fluid in the N81 deposit, Pine Point Pb-Zn District, Canada: Sr isotopic analyses of single dolomite crystals. Mineralium Deposita: 47: 749-754.

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