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Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Cardwell Parish, Kings Co., New Brunswick, Canadai
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45° 42' 51'' North , 65° 15' 20'' West
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A sulphide deposit with moderate concentration of Cu, Ni & platinum group minerals (PGM).

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31 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Grammatikopoulos, T. A., Barr, S. M., Hiebert, R. S., Stanley, C. R., & Valeyev, O. (2007). Platinum-group minerals from the Mechanic settlement pluton, southern New Brunswick, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist, 45(4), 775-792.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31; Grammatikopoulos, T. A., Barr, S. M., Hiebert, R. S., Stanley, C. R., & Valeyev, O. (2007). Platinum-group minerals from the Mechanic settlement pluton, southern New Brunswick, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist, 45(4), 775-792.
Froodite
Formula: α-PdBi2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Isoferroplatinum
Formula: Pt3Fe
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775
Maucherite
Formula: Ni11As8
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775
Michenerite
Formula: PdBiTe
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Paolovite
Formula: Pd2Sn
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Plumbopalladinite
Formula: Pd3Pb2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Sobolevskite
Formula: Pd(Bi,Te)
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Sopcheite
Formula: Ag4Pd3Te4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775
Stillwaterite
Formula: Pd8As3
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Vysotskite
Formula: (Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist 45, 775; Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Isoferroplatinum1.AG.35Pt3Fe
Paolovite1.AG.20Pd2Sn
Plumbopalladinite1.AG.25Pd3Pb2
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Braggite2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Clausthalite2.CD.10PbSe
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Froodite2.AC.45aα-PdBi2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Kotulskite2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
Maucherite2.AB.15Ni11As8
Michenerite2.EB.25PdBiTe
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sobolevskite2.CC.05Pd(Bi,Te)
Sopcheite2.BC.55Ag4Pd3Te4
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stillwaterite2.AC.10aPd8As3
Vysotskite2.CC.35a(Pd,Ni)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

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
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Isoferroplatinum1.2.5.1Pt3Fe
Paolovite1.2.6.1Pd2Sn
Plumbopalladinite1.2.11.1Pd3Pb2
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Clausthalite2.8.1.2PbSe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Vysotskite2.8.5.2(Pd,Ni)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Froodite2.12.15.1α-PdBi2
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Michenerite2.12.3.11PdBiTe
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Miscellaneous
Maucherite2.16.16.1Ni11As8
Sopcheite2.16.10.1Ag4Pd3Te4
Stillwaterite2.16.4.1Pd8As3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)
'Pyroxene Group'-
Sobolevskite-Pd(Bi,Te)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S GalenaPbS
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S MilleriteNiS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
NiNickel
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni MaucheriteNi11As8
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As MaucheriteNi11As8
As SperrylitePtAs2
As StillwateritePd8As3
SeSelenium
Se ClausthalitePbSe
RhRhodium
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
PdPalladium
Pd Frooditeα-PdBi2
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd MicheneritePdBiTe
Pd PaolovitePd2Sn
Pd PlumbopalladinitePd3Pb2
Pd SobolevskitePd(Bi,Te)
Pd SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
Pd StillwateritePd8As3
Pd Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
SnTin
Sn PaolovitePd2Sn
TeTellurium
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Te MicheneritePdBiTe
Te SobolevskitePd(Bi,Te)
Te SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
PtPlatinum
Pt IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
PbLead
Pb ClausthalitePbSe
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PlumbopalladinitePd3Pb2
BiBismuth
Bi Frooditeα-PdBi2
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Bi MicheneritePdBiTe
Bi SobolevskitePd(Bi,Te)
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2

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Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
Grammatikopoulos, T. A., Barr, S. M., Hiebert, R. S., Stanley, C. R., & Valeyev, O. (2007). Platinum-group minerals from the Mechanic settlement pluton, southern New Brunswick, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist, 45(4), 775-792.

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