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McBratney prospect, Bear Lake, Flin Flon District, Manitoba, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
54° 45' 4'' North , 101° 44' 47'' West
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Flin Flon6,002 (2016)8.4km


A PGE-Au occurrence 7 km east of Flin Flon.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


26 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Borovskite
Formula: Pd3SbTe4
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
'Hornblende'
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Sudburyite
Formula: (Pd,Ni)Sb
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Temagamite
Formula: Pd3HgTe3
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Borovskite2.LA.60Pd3SbTe4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Coloradoite2.CB.05aHgTe
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Sudburyite2.CC.05(Pd,Ni)Sb
Temagamite2.BC.50Pd3HgTe3
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Temagamite2.6.5.1Pd3HgTe3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Borovskite2.8.1.7Pd3SbTe4
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Chamosite71.4.1.7(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Hornblende'-
Sudburyite-(Pd,Ni)Sb

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S GalenaPbS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MilleriteNiS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
PdPalladium
Pd BorovskitePd3SbTe4
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd Sudburyite(Pd,Ni)Sb
Pd TemagamitePd3HgTe3
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb BorovskitePd3SbTe4
Sb Sudburyite(Pd,Ni)Sb
TeTellurium
Te BorovskitePd3SbTe4
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te TemagamitePd3HgTe3
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
Hg TemagamitePd3HgTe3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 1297459
Metavolcanic Rocks (includes Amisk and Wasekwan Groups and Great Island volcanic rocks)

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Amisk Group; Wasekwan Group

Description: Mafic and intermediate metavolcanic flows, pyroclastic deposits and associated metasediments; local ultramafic flows

Comments: Churchill Province

Lithology: Mafic metavolcanics

Reference: Manitoba Mineral Resources. Bedrock geology, Manitoba; in Map Gallery – Geoscientific Maps, Manitoba Mineral Resources (July 2015). [10]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3185098
Paleoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Olivo & Theyer (2004): Platinum group minerals from the McBratney PGE-Au prospect in the Flin Flon greenstone belt, Manitoba, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 42, 667-681.


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