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Lyndhurst area (Black Rapids area), Lansdowne Township, Leeds and Grenville Co., Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 32' 55'' North , 76° 7' 21'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.54861,-76.12250


In the area are 2 mines that produced quartz crystals and 8 occurrences.

This locality is for specimens for which more detailed information is not available. There are numerous quartz crystal occurrences in this general area. Lyndhurst is the closest large town and Black Rapids is the closest village to the quartz collecting area. Do not confuse the Village of Black Rapids with the Black Rapids Mine. Also quartz crystals from this area have simply been called Lyndhurst quartz.

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6 valid minerals.

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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Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma
Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group

Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt

Lithology: Marble, calc-silicate rocks, skarn, tectonic breccias

Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1. [1]

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Localities in this Region

Canada

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References

Sabina, A.P. (1967), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector; Kingston,Ontario to Lac St.Jean, Quebec. GSC Paper 67-51 (reissued as Sabina 1983 below)
Sabina, A.P. (1983) Rocks and Minerals for the Collector; Kingston,Ontario to Lac St.Jean, Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 32, p.35 (updated version of Sabina 1967 above)

Rocks & Minerals: 59: 206, 209.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 418.


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