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Wilberforce Molybdenite Mine, Monmouth Township, Haliburton County, Ontario, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 1' 24'' North , 78° 13' 1'' West
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PlacePopulationDistance
Haliburton Village1,149 (2019)24.2km
Bancroft3,838 (2008)28.5km


In pyroxenite at contact of crystalline limestone and granite.

"The deposit was opened in 1917 by wilberforce Molybdenite Company, Limited. The openings consist of an adit and two trenches."

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Colour: dark green
Description: Clinoamphibole subgroup
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Colour: green
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
'Mica Group'
Colour: amber
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
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
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 9 - Silicates
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
OOxygen
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

References

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Ann P.Sabina (1986), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Bancroft-Parry Sound Area and Southern Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 39

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