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Plunkett Mine, Monteagle Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canadai
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45° 9' 33'' North , 77° 49' 41'' West
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Bancroft3,838 (2008)11.6km


In granite pegmatite cutting biotite gneiss and crystalline limestone.

"The pegmatite was exposed by a small pit (3 m by 3 m and 1 m deep) on the Harvey Plunkett farm... Both the dump and the pit are now overgrown. Another pit about 200 m to the south yielded two car-loads of feldspar obatianed from a similar dyke."

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 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/MDI31F04NW00019.html
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.; http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00019.html
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00019.html
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00185.html
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Hewitt D.F. (1954) Geology of Monteagle and Carlow Townships, Ontario Department of Mines, Sixty-Third Annual Report, ARV63, Pt.6, P.40.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00019.html
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Hewitt D.F. (1954) Geology of Monteagle and Carlow Townships, Ontario Department of Mines, Sixty-Third Annual Report, ARV63, Pt.6, P.40.
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00185.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/MDI31F04NW00185.html
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
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)
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00019.html
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
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: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'-(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
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 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
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'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
Microcline
var: Amazonite
-K(AlSi3O8)
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

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 Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Pyrochlore Group (var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
OOxygen
O Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O Pyrochlore Group (var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Albite (var: Peristerite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Pyrochlore Group (var: Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
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)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Albite (var: Peristerite)Na(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Albite (var: Peristerite)Na(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
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 TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
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 BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
YYttrium
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
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
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
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.39-40.
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, 140-141.
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.114-115, 120-121.
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.287-288.
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.95-96.

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