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Marble quarry (Kettle River Rock quarry), Grand Forks, Greenwood Mining Division, British Columbia, Canadai
Regional Level Types
Marble quarry (Kettle River Rock quarry)Quarry
Grand Forks- not defined -
Greenwood Mining DivisionDivision
British ColumbiaProvince
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 1' 55'' North , 118° 22' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Grand Forks4,208 (2008)3.8km
Sion658 (2019)8.1km
Orient115 (2011)22.7km
Curlew118 (2011)22.7km
Marcus184 (2017)47.0km


Very high temperature marble occurrence containing a spinel-pargasite mafic component with spinel, zirconolite, rutile, pargasite and tourmaline identified in samples by XRD.

Located 5 km east of Grand Forks.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Richard Gunter Collection
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Richard Gunter
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Richard Gunter specimens
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Description: Thoroughly "pinnatized" and associated with Sillimanite and Almandine in the Biotite Schist.
Reference: Cubley (2009)
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Laberge, J.D., Pattison, D.R.H. and Simony, P.S. (2003) Geology of the Granby Fault, an Eocene Extensional Fault in Southeast British Columbia: B.C. Geological Survey Geological Fieldwork 2003
Geikielite
Formula: MgTiO3
Reference: Richard Gunter collection
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Richard Gunter Collection
Meionite
Formula: Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Reference: Richard Gunter
Monticellite
Formula: CaMgSiO4
Reference: Richard Gunter Collection
Pargasite
Formula: NaCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2
Reference: Richard Gunter specimens
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Richard Gunter collection
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Richard Gunter
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Laberge, J.D., Pattison, D.R.H. and Simony, P.S. (2003) Geology of the Granby Fault, an Eocene Extensional Fault in Southeast British Columbia: B.C. Geological Survey Geological Fieldwork 2003
Quartz var. Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Laberge, J.D., Pattison, D.R.H. and Simony, P.S. (2003) Geology of the Granby Fault, an Eocene Extensional Fault in Southeast British Columbia: B.C. Geological Survey Geological Fieldwork 2003
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Richard Gunter specimens, ID by XRD
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Laberge, J.D., Pattison, D.R.H. and Simony, P.S. (2003) Geology of the Granby Fault, an Eocene Extensional Fault in Southeast British Columbia: B.C. Geological Survey Geological Fieldwork 2003
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Richard Gunter specimens, ID by XRD
Zirconolite
Formula: CaZrTi2O7
Reference: Richard Gunter specimens, ID by XRD

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Geikielite4.CB.05MgTiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Zirconolite4.DH.30CaZrTi2O7
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Meionite9.FB.15Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Pargasite9.DE.15NaCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Geikielite4.3.5.2MgTiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
Zirconolite8.2.5.5CaZrTi2O7
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Monticellite51.3.2.1CaMgSiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Pargasite66.1.3a.12NaCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Meionite-Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Quartz
var. Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PargasiteNaCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
OOxygen
O PargasiteNaCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
O RutileTiO2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O GeikieliteMgTiO3
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Quartz var. ChalcedonySiO2
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
O QuartzSiO2
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
NaSodium
Na PargasiteNaCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2
Na MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
MgMagnesium
Mg PargasiteNaCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg GeikieliteMgTiO3
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al PargasiteNaCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
SiSilicon
Si PargasiteNaCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Quartz var. ChalcedonySiO2
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
PPhosphorus
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
SSulfur
S MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
ClChlorine
Cl MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca PargasiteNaCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Ca MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti GeikieliteMgTiO3
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7

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Cubley J.F. and Pattison D.R.M. (2009); Metamorphic contrast across the Kettle River fault, southeastern British Columbia, with implications for magnitude of fault displacement: Geological Survey of Canada, Current Research, 2009-9, 19 p.

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