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Sterrett mine, Saint-Cyr, Le Val-Saint-François RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 40' 51'' North , 72° 2' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.68083,-72.04028
GeoHash:G#: f2hgbevy5
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Former chromite mine. Lat./Long. coordinates are derived from topographic map.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
'Grossular-Uvarovite Series'
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
Pyrophanite
Formula: Mn2+TiO3
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Heazlewoodite'2.BB.05Ni3S2
'Pentlandite'2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Pyrophanite'4.CB.05Mn2+TiO3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Magnesite'5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Forsterite'9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
'Prehnite'9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Spessartine'9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Zoisite'9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Grossular-Uvarovite Series'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Pumpellyite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Pyrophanite4.3.5.3Mn2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
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 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Grossular-Uvarovite Series'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Pumpellyite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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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Ordovician - Cambrian
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3188787
Paleozoic tectonic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Saint-Daniel Melange

Comments: Dunnage Zone

Lithology: Ophiolitic melange; shale,chert,breccia

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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DENIS, B.T. (1932) The chromite deposits of the Eastern Townships of the Province of Quebec. Quebec Bureau of Mines, Annual Report for 1931, Part D. 95-97.
Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015


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