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Port Arthur Mine, Little Turtle Lake Area, Rainy River District, Ontario, Canadai
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48° 45' 28'' North , 92° 41' 16'' West
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Island View150 (2017)39.5km


The property is underlain by felsic metavolcanic rocks with lesser mafic metavolcanic rocks, metasedimentary rocks and some mafic intrusives.
Shaft sunk in 1916.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Chalcoalumite
Formula: CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Rozenite
Formula: FeSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Spionkopite
Formula: Cu39S28
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159
Yarrowite
Formula: Cu9S8
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.159

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Spionkopite2.CA.05cCu39S28
Yarrowite2.CA.05dCu9S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcoalumite7.DD.75CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Posnjakite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Rozenite7.CB.15FeSO4 · 4H2O
Serpierite7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Spionkopite2.4.7.7Cu39S28
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Yarrowite2.7.3.1Cu9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Rozenite29.6.6.1FeSO4 · 4H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Chalcoalumite31.3.1.1CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Posnjakite31.4.1.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Serpierite31.6.2.1Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S CovelliteCuS
S PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
S SpionkopiteCu39S28
S YarrowiteCu9S8
CaCalcium
Ca SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Cu SpionkopiteCu39S28
Cu YarrowiteCu9S8
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O

References

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