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Worthington Mine, Drury Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 23' 13'' North , 81° 26' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Espanola4,682 (2008)28.7km
Chelmsford500 (2010)28.7km
Rayside-Balfour16,050 (2013)30.5km
Cartier302 (2013)35.8km
Greater Sudbury157,857 (2014)36.5km


A nickel mine in the Sudbury nickel irruptive, Worthington offset. Located 30 miles SW of Sudbury.
Lot 1, Concession 2,

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Argentopentlandite
Formula: Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Can Min 6:555-575; Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Can Min 6:555-575; Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Maucherite
Formula: Ni11As8
Reference: Can Min 6:555-575; Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Michenerite
Formula: PdBiTe
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Morenosite
Formula: NiSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Can Min 6:555-575; Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Description: Cobalt rich
Reference: Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Polydymite
Formula: Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Pyrite var: Nickelian Pyrite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: American Mineralogist (1930) 15: 1-22; Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Tsumoite
Formula: BiTe
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: American Mineralogist (1930) 15: 1-22; Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Argentopentlandite2.BB.15Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Maucherite2.AB.15Ni11As8
Michenerite2.EB.25PdBiTe
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Polydymite2.DA.05Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Nickelian Pyrite2.EB.05a(Fe,Ni)S2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tsumoite2.DC.05BiTe
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Morenosite7.CB.40NiSO4 · 7H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Argentopentlandite2.7.1.2Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Tsumoite2.8.20.1BiTe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Polydymite2.10.1.7Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Michenerite2.12.3.11PdBiTe
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Miscellaneous
Maucherite2.16.16.1Ni11As8
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Morenosite29.6.11.3NiSO4 · 7H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Pyrite
var: Nickelian Pyrite
-(Fe,Ni)S2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
S Pyrite (var: Nickelian Pyrite)(Fe,Ni)S2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
S MilleriteNiS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S ArgentopentlanditeAg(Fe,Ni)8S8
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Pyrite (var: Nickelian Pyrite)(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ArgentopentlanditeAg(Fe,Ni)8S8
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni MaucheriteNi11As8
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
Ni Pyrite (var: Nickelian Pyrite)(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Ni PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni ArgentopentlanditeAg(Fe,Ni)8S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As NickelineNiAs
As MaucheriteNi11As8
As SperrylitePtAs2
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
PdPalladium
Pd MicheneritePdBiTe
AgSilver
Ag ArgentopentlanditeAg(Fe,Ni)8S8
TeTellurium
Te TsumoiteBiTe
Te AltaitePbTe
Te MicheneritePdBiTe
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi TsumoiteBiTe
Bi MicheneritePdBiTe

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