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East pegmatite showing, Saranac properties (Saranac mine; Saranac Uranium Mines Ltd.), Monmouth Township, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 57' 44'' North , 78° 14' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.96250,-78.24028
GeoHash:G#: drbrg95jt
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Outcrops of granite pegmatite which hosts: zircon, allanite, uranothorite, uranophane, titanite, pyrite, and hornblende (up to 7.5 cm long).
The pegmatite is exposed by an open-cut 46 m long.

Regions containing this locality

Bancroft area (Bancroft district), Ontario, Canada

Area - 277 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Pegmatite showing is exposed by an open-cut 46 m long.
'Biotite'
Reference: Satterly J. (1956) Radioactive Mineral Occurrences in the Bancroft Area, Ontario Department of Mines, Annual report ARV65, pt.6, p.103.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Pegmatite showing is exposed by an open-cut 46 m long.
'Pegmatite'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pegmatite showing is exposed by an open-cut 46 m long.
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Pegmatite showing is exposed by an open-cut 46 m long.
Thorite var: Uranothorite
Formula: (Th,U)SiO4
Reference: Pegmatite showing is exposed by an open-cut 46 m long.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Pegmatite showing is exposed by an open-cut 46 m long.
'commodity:Uranium'
Formula: U
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Pegmatite showing is exposed by an open-cut 46 m long.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Pegmatite showing is exposed by an open-cut 46 m long.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Thorite'9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
var: Uranothorite9.AD.30(Th,U)SiO4
'Titanite'9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
'Uranophane'9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Biotite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Pegmatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Biotite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Pegmatite'-
Thorite
var: Uranothorite
-(Th,U)SiO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
OOxygen
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Thorite (var: Uranothorite)(Th,U)SiO4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
SiSilicon
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Thorite (var: Uranothorite)(Th,U)SiO4
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
ThThorium
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Th Thorite (var: Uranothorite)(Th,U)SiO4
UUranium
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Thorite (var: Uranothorite)(Th,U)SiO4

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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Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 605991
Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Flinton Group

Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt

Lithology: Conglomerate, wacke, quartz arenite, arkose, limestone, siltstone, chert, minor iron formation, minor metavolcanic rocks

Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1. [1]

Ectasian
1200 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3184622
Mesoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Ectasian (1200 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic volcanic 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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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Satterly, J. (1956) Radioactive Mineral Occurrences in the Bancroft Area, Ontario Department of Mines, Annual report ARV65, pt.6, p.102-104.
Hewitt, D.F. (1967) Uranium and Thorium Deposits of Southern Ontario, Ontario Department of Mines, Mineral Deposit Circular 4, p.31-32.
Armstrong, H.S. and Gittins, J. (1968) Geology of Glamorgan and Monmouth townships, Haliburton County, Ontario Department of Mines, Open File Report 5021, p.188-192.
Gordon, J.B. & Rybak, U.C., and Robertson J. A. (1981) Uranium and Thorium Deposits of Southern Ontario, Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 5311, p.151.
Sabina, A.P. (1986) Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Bancroft-Parry Sound Area and Southern Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 39

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