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Bristol Mine (Hilton Mine), Pontiac RCM, Outaouais, Québec, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 30' 4'' North , 76° 20' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.50111,-76.34028
GeoHash:G#: f21dyg4xn
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Former iron mine operated since 1872 on a small scale. The main period of mining was from 1956 to 1977 in a large open pit (~250 m deep). A processing plant was operated during this period.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
'Hornblende'
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
'Scapolite'
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Talc'9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
'Tremolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
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 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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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Calymmian
1400 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3184655
Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Calymmian (1400 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Gneiss

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

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SABINA, A.P. (1970): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Ottawa to North Bay, Ontario, Hull to Waltham, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 70-50, 130p. Reissued in 2007 as Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario, Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 142-144.


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