Mattarig mine, Mattawan Township, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° 19' 5'' North , 78° 55' 55'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||46.3183333333, -78.9322222222|
A granite pegmatite.
The muscovite consisted of small books, mostly below commercial size. A few of the books were as much as 4 inches in diameter. A large portion of the mica visible was creased, stained, cracked or wavy. Several hundred pounds of hand-cobbed muscovite are reported to have been mined from this location.
2 valid minerals.
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Ann P.Sabina (2007), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario; Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Temiscaming, Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 48, p.97