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King mine, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canadai
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King mineMine
Thetford MinesGroup of Mines
Les Appalaches RCMRegional County Municipality
Chaudière-AppalachesAdministrative Region
QuébecProvince
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 5' 9'' North , 71° 18' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Thetford-Mines25,704 (2016)0.9km
Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine1,319 (2016)14.1km
Adstock2,643 (2016)17.3km
Plessisville6,677 (2010)38.4km
Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce4,454 (2010)41.0km


Formerly: King mine, Thetford Mines, Mégantic Co., Québec, Canada

One of the many asbestos mines in the Thetford Mines area the King mine (named after King Bros. the original owners of the mine) operated from 1878 and later under various ownerships as part of the Bell-Johnson-King operation.

Coordinates extrapolated from topographic map.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Asbestos'
Reference: Mineralogical Record 40:297-304
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, (pgs. 88-89, 92)
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 22:225.; GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, (pgs. 88-89, 92)
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, (pgs. 88-89, 92)
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, (pgs. 88-89, 92)
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, (pgs. 88-89, 92)
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, (pgs. 88-89, 92)
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, (pgs. 88-89, 92)
'Thomsonite'
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, (pgs. 88-89, 92)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Pectolite9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Asbestos'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
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 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Asbestos'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
NaSodium
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O

References

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- Rocks & Minerals: 22:225. An asbestos mine owned by The Asbestos Corp.
- GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, (pgs. 88-89, 92)


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