Seybold (Moore) Mine, Lac Saint Antoine, Cantley, Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM, Outaouais, Québec, Canada
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° 34' 54'' North , 75° 46' 15'' West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~0km|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
In old geological reports the location of this mine is given as Lot 18, Range II, Wakefield Township, Gatineau County. Some old mineral labels give this as the locality, without a mine name.
"The mine was opened in 1880 for apatite by Mr. Isaac Moore of Ottawa...It was subsequently worked for mica and apatite(1889) by Messrs. Seybold and Gibson, and for mica only (1903) by Mr. McLean of Ottawa, and (1907) by Messrs. Holland and Moore. The openings consist of several pits (some cave like) along the side of a ridge. The main pit measures 15.2m by 3m".
This mine is on PRIVATE PROPERTY and strictly requires the permission of the owners to go on site.
8 valid minerals.
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de Schmid, H.S. (1912) Mica, its Occurrence, Exploitation and Uses. Second Edition. Canadian Mines Branch, King's Printer, Ottawa, Ontario, 90-91.
Sabina, A.P. (1987), Rocks And Minerals For The Collector. Hull-Maniwaki,Quebec, Ottawa-Peterborough, Ontario, Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 41:20-21
Van Velthuizen, J.J., Gault, R.A., Robinson, G.W. & Scovil, J.(2006) Zeolite occurrences in the Central Metasedimentary Belt of the Grenville Province, Ontario, Quebec and New York State. Mineralogical Record 37, 283-296 [locality #49].