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New Brittain Road, Five Islands, Colchester Co., Nova Scotia, Canadai
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New Brittain RoadRoad
Five IslandsGroup of Islands
Colchester Co.County
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45° 26' 26'' North , 64° 2' 3'' West
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Shallow roadcuts along a dirt road. Was also prospected with a trench. The source of zinc secondary minerals not found elsewhere in Nova Scotia.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: http://gis3.natr.gov.ns.ca/modb/queryView/singlereport.aspx?Occ_number=H08-062 [Nova Scotia Mineral Occurrence Database]
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: R Van Dommelen Collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: http://gis3.natr.gov.ns.ca/modb/queryView/singlereport.aspx?Occ_number=H08-062 [Nova Scotia Mineral Occurrence Database]
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Terry Collett Collection, ID by Don Doell
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Colour: White
Fluorescence: Blue-white
Reference: http://gis3.natr.gov.ns.ca/modb/queryView/singlereport.aspx?Occ_number=H08-062 [Nova Scotia Mineral Occurrence Database]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://gis3.natr.gov.ns.ca/modb/queryView/singlereport.aspx?Occ_number=H08-062 [Nova Scotia Mineral Occurrence Database]
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Terry Collett Collection, ID by Don Doell
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: http://gis3.natr.gov.ns.ca/modb/queryView/singlereport.aspx?Occ_number=H08-062 [Nova Scotia Mineral Occurrence Database]

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S AcanthiteAg2S
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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