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L'Épiphanie quarry, L'Épiphanie, L'Assomption RCM, Lanaudière, Québec, Canadai
Regional Level Types
L'Épiphanie quarryQuarry
L'Épiphanie- not defined -
L'Assomption RCMRegional County Municipality
Lanaudière- not defined -
QuébecProvince
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 50' 26'' North , 73° 29' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
L'Épiphanie4,606 (2016)1.3km
L'Assomption16,738 (2016)5.2km
Repentigny76,237 (2016)11.4km
Verchères4,030 (2016)12.8km
Mascouche34,626 (2016)13.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Carrière l'Épiphanie


The quarry produces general purpose limestone and gabbro aggregates. The gabbro is from an igneous sill about 10 m thick which is believed to be related to the Monteregian Akaline Province (Mont St-Hilaire etc.).

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Canadian Museum of Nature & Horváth collections
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: PHILPOTS, A.R. & HODGSON, C.J. (1968) The role of liquid inmiscibility in alkaline rock genesis. Proceedings 23rd International Geological Congress. vol. 2, 175-188.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Canadian Museum of Nature collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Canadian Museum of Nature & Horváth collections
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Canadian Museum of Nature & Horváth collections
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Canadian Museum of Nature & Horváth collections
Kaersutite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Reference: PHILPOTS, A.R. & HODGSON, C.J. (1968) The role of liquid inmiscibility in alkaline rock genesis. Proceedings 23rd International Geological Congress. vol. 2, 175-188.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Canadian Museum of Nature & Horváth collections
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Canadian Museum of Nature & Horváth collections
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Canadian Museum of Nature & Horváth collections
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Canadian Museum of Nature collection
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Canadian Museum of Nature & Horváth collections
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Canadian Museum of Nature collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Kaersutite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Kaersutite66.1.3a.18{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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CLARK. T.H. & GLOBENSKY, Y. (1977) Verchéres area. Geological Report 190, 29-52. Ministére des Richesse Naturel publication (English & French).
PHILPOTS, A.R. & HODGSON, C.J. (1968) The role of liquid inmiscibility in alkaline rock genesis. Proceedings 23rd International Geological Congress. vol. 2, 175-188.


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