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#26 Colliery, Glace Bay, Sydney coalfield, Cape Breton Co., Nova Scotia, Canadai
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Sydney coalfieldCoal Field
Cape Breton Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 13' 14'' North , 59° 58' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.22056,-59.97833
GeoHash:G#: f8jqgnjn7
Locality type:Colliery
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


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8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aluminocopiapite
Formula: Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
'commodity:Coal'
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Fibroferrite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Sideronatrite
Formula: Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Tamarugite
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Aluminocopiapite'7.DB.35Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
'Epsomite'7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Fibroferrite'7.DC.15Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
'Halotrichite'7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Melanterite'7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
'Sideronatrite'7.DF.20Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
'Tamarugite'7.CC.10NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Tamarugite29.5.3.1NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Sideronatrite31.8.3.1Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fibroferrite31.9.12.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Miscellaneous
Aluminocopiapite31.10.5.7Al2/3Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
OOxygen
O AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
O TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Na TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
AlAluminium
Al AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
SSulfur
S AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
FeIron
Fe AluminocopiapiteAl2/3Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O

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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2682831
Sydney Mines Formation

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sydney Mines Formation

Description: Fluvial and lacustrine mudstone, shale, siltstone, sandstone, limestone, coal, 700-1000 m (Westphalian C - Stephanian spores)

Reference: Kippie, J.D. (compiler), B.E. Fisher, J.C. Poole. Geological Map of the Province of Nova Scotia, Scale 1:500 000. Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources. [118]

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