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W horizon, Coldwell complex, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
48° 48' 6'' North , 86° 18' 34'' West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
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~0km
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Lens of mineralization that forms a nearly continuous sheet up to 30 m thick, strikes near north-south for 1.4 km and continues down dip for over 600 m.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


26 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Anduoite
Formula: (Ru,Os)As2
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Arsenopalladinite
Formula: Pd8(As,Sb)3
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Coldwellite
Formula: Pd3Ag2S
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
'Ferrorhodsite'
Formula: (Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Isoferroplatinum
Formula: Pt3Fe
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Isomertieite
Formula: Pd11Sb2As2
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Keithconnite
Formula: Pd20Te7
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Laflammeite
Formula: Pd3Pb2S2
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Majakite
Formula: PdNiAs
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Menshikovite
Formula: Pd3Ni2As3
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
'Mertieite'
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Palladinite
Formula: PdO
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Palladoarsenide
Formula: Pd2As
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Platarsite
Formula: PtAsS
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Ruarsite
Formula: (Ru,Os)AsS
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Rustenburgite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)3Sn
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Stillwaterite
Formula: Pd8As3
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Tetraferroplatinum
Formula: PtFe
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Törnroosite
Formula: Pd11As2Te2
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Vysotskite
Formula: (Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Zvyagintsevite
Formula: Pd3Pb
Reference: Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Isoferroplatinum1.AG.35Pt3Fe
Rustenburgite1.AG.10(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Tetraferroplatinum1.AG.40PtFe
Zvyagintsevite1.AG.10Pd3Pb
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Anduoite2.EB.15a(Ru,Os)As2
Arsenopalladinite2.AC.10cPd8(As,Sb)3
Braggite2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Coldwellite2.BC.Pd3Ag2S
'Ferrorhodsite'2.DA.05(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Isomertieite2.AC.15aPd11Sb2As2
Keithconnite2.BC.20Pd20Te7
Kotulskite2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
Laflammeite2.BC.60Pd3Pb2S2
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Majakite2.AC.25ePdNiAs
Menshikovite2.AC.20cPd3Ni2As3
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Palladoarsenide2.AC.25aPd2As
Platarsite2.EB.25PtAsS
Ruarsite2.EB.20(Ru,Os)AsS
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Stillwaterite2.AC.10aPd8As3
Vysotskite2.CC.35a(Pd,Ni)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Palladinite4.AB.30PdO
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Mertieite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Törnroosite-Pd11As2Te2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Isoferroplatinum1.2.5.1Pt3Fe
Rustenburgite1.2.5.2(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Tetraferroplatinum1.2.4.1PtFe
Zvyagintsevite1.2.5.4Pd3Pb
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Keithconnite2.2.6.1Pd20Te7
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Majakite2.4.16.1PdNiAs
Palladoarsenide2.4.14.1Pd2As
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Vysotskite2.8.5.2(Pd,Ni)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Anduoite2.12.2.8(Ru,Os)As2
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Platarsite2.12.3.6PtAsS
Ruarsite2.12.4.4(Ru,Os)AsS
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Miscellaneous
Arsenopalladinite2.16.5.1Pd8(As,Sb)3
Isomertieite2.16.2.1Pd11Sb2As2
Stillwaterite2.16.4.1Pd8As3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
Coldwellite-Pd3Ag2S
'Ferrorhodsite'-(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)
Laflammeite-Pd3Pb2S2
Menshikovite-Pd3Ni2As3
'Mertieite'-
Palladinite-PdO
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Törnroosite-Pd11As2Te2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
OOxygen
O PalladinitePdO
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SSulfur
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ColdwellitePd3Ag2S
S Ferrorhodsite(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S LaflammeitePd3Pb2S2
S LauriteRuS2
S PlatarsitePtAsS
S Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
S Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Ferrorhodsite(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
Fe IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe TetraferroplatinumPtFe
NiNickel
Ni MajakitePdNiAs
Ni MenshikovitePd3Ni2As3
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Ferrorhodsite(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
Cu PalladinitePdO
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As Anduoite(Ru,Os)As2
As ArsenopalladinitePd8(As,Sb)3
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As IsomertieitePd11Sb2As2
As MajakitePdNiAs
As MenshikovitePd3Ni2As3
As PalladoarsenidePd2As
As PlatarsitePtAsS
As Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
As StillwateritePd8As3
As TörnroositePd11As2Te2
RuRuthenium
Ru Anduoite(Ru,Os)As2
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
RhRhodium
Rh Ferrorhodsite(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
PdPalladium
Pd ArsenopalladinitePd8(As,Sb)3
Pd ColdwellitePd3Ag2S
Pd IsomertieitePd11Sb2As2
Pd KeithconnitePd20Te7
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd LaflammeitePd3Pb2S2
Pd MajakitePdNiAs
Pd MenshikovitePd3Ni2As3
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pd PalladinitePdO
Pd PalladoarsenidePd2As
Pd StillwateritePd8As3
Pd TörnroositePd11As2Te2
Pd Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
Pd ZvyagintsevitePd3Pb
AgSilver
Ag ColdwellitePd3Ag2S
SnTin
Sn Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
SbAntimony
Sb ArsenopalladinitePd8(As,Sb)3
Sb IsomertieitePd11Sb2As2
TeTellurium
Te KeithconnitePd20Te7
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Te TörnroositePd11As2Te2
OsOsmium
Os Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
IrIridium
Ir Ferrorhodsite(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
PtPlatinum
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt Ferrorhodsite(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
Pt IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pt PlatarsitePtAsS
Pt Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt TetraferroplatinumPtFe
PbLead
Pb LaflammeitePd3Pb2S2
Pb ZvyagintsevitePd3Pb
BiBismuth
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2

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Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.


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