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Seagull Batholith, Watson Lake mining district, Yukon, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 10' North , 131° 30' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.16667,-131.50000
GeoHash:G#: c4dqr9h85
Locality type:Batholith
Köppen climate type:Dsc : Dry-summer subarctic climate

Quartz-tourmaline orbicules. Miarolitic cavities lined with quartz, tourmaline, and rare topaz occur in the center of some orbicules.

Also Sn vein occurrences within or near the batholith.

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    • Watson Lake mining district

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- Mato, Gonzalo, Ditson, G. & Godwin, Colin I. (1983): Geology and geochronometry of tin mineralization associated with the Seagull batholith, south-central Yukon Territory. CIM Bulletin 76, 43-49.
- Samson, Iain M. & Sinclair, W. David (1992): Magmatic hydrothermal fluids and the origin of quartz-tourmaline orbicules in the Seagull Batholith, Yukon Territory. Canadian Mineralogist 30, 937-954.
- Sinclair, W. David & Richardson, Jean M. (1992): Quartz-tourmaline orbicules in the Seagull Batholith, Yukon Territory. Canadian Mineralogist 30, 923-935.

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