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Cairns Mine, Monteagle Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canadai
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45° 9' 42'' North , 77° 49' 55'' West
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Bancroft3,838 (2008)11.7km


In pegmatite dyke cutting amphibolite.

"The deposit was worked between 1920 and 1924 from a pit (15 m by 9 m and 8 m deep) by Messrs. Dillon and Mills, by the Feldspar Mines Corporation and P.J. Dwyer. Two carloads of feldspar were shipped from the deposit."

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Albite var: Peristerite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00003.html
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
'Bastnäsite'
Colour: dull greenish black
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00003.html
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00003.html
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00003.html
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00003.html
'Hornblende'
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00003.html
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00003.html
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00003.html
'Pyrochlore Group var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: (Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00003.html
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Colour: black lustrious
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
'Pyrochlore Supergroup var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: (Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
Colour: black lustrious
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.; http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00003.html
'Scapolite'
Reference: Goad B.E. (1990) Granitic pegmatites of the Bancroft Area, Southeastern Ontario, Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 5717, p.98.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Zircon var: Cyrtolite
Formula: Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'4.00.(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Peristerite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Cyrtolite9.AD.30Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'-(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'8.2.1.7(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
8.2.3.1(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
AB2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Peristerite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Hornblende'-
Microcline
var: Amazonite
-K(AlSi3O8)
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
'Scapolite'-
Zircon
var: Cyrtolite
-Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
H Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Pyrochlore Group (var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
O Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Albite (var: Peristerite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O Pyrochlore Group (var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
O CorundumAl2O3
O Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
FFluorine
F Pyrochlore Group (var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
Na Albite (var: Peristerite)Na(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Peristerite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Albite (var: Peristerite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ca Pyrochlore Group (var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
TiTitanium
Ti Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ti Pyrochlore Group (var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
YYttrium
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr Zircon (var: Cyrtolite)Zr[(SiO4),(OH)4]
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Nb Pyrochlore Group (var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
CeCerium
Ce Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ce Pyrochlore Group (var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
TaTantalum
Ta Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
Ta Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ta Pyrochlore Group (var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
ThThorium
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
UUranium
U Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
U Pyrochlore Group (var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)

References

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Hewitt, D.F. (1954) Geology of Monteagle and Carlow Townships, Ontario Department of Mines, Sixty-Third Annual Report, ARV63, Pt.6, P.39, 47.
Hewitt, D.F. (1967) Pegmatite Minerals Resources of Ontario, Ontario Department of Mines, Industrial Minerl Report 21, P.20.
Storey, C.C. and Vos M.A. (1981) Industrial minerals of the Pembroke-Renfrew area, Ontario Geological Survey, Mineral Deposit Circular 22, pt.2, p.122-123.
Masson, S.L. and Gordon, J.B. (1981) Radioactive Mineral Deposits of the Pembroke-Renfrew Area, Ontario Geological Survey, Mineral Deposit Circular, MDC 23, p.140.
Gordon, J.B., Rybak, U.C., and Robertson, J. A. (1981) Uranium and Thorium Deposits of Southern Ontario, Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 5311, p.278,281.
Martin, W. (1983) Industrial Minerals of the Algonquin Region, Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 5425, p.77, 283.
Sabina, A.P. (1986), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Bancroft-Parry Sound Area and Southern Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 39
Goad, B.E. (1990) Granitic pegmatites of the Bancroft Area, Southeastern Ontario, Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 5717, p.96-98.

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