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NICO deposit, Mazenod Lake District, Northwest Territories, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 63° 32' 59'' North , 116° 44' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 63.55000,-116.74580
GeoHash:G#: c7kcx2um9
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Co-Au-Bi(-Cu-W-Fe) deposit.

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33 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: www.fortuneminerals.com/articles/CIM_Paper_1999.pdf.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
'Biotite'
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.; Headquarters, Corporate, and NTS Area. (2016) "Nico Cobalt, Bismuth, Gold (Copper)." Northwest Territories: p92. in A Guide to the Mineral Deposits of the Northwest Territories.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.; Headquarters, Corporate, and NTS Area. (2016) "Nico Cobalt, Bismuth, Gold (Copper)." Northwest Territories: p92. in A Guide to the Mineral Deposits of the Northwest Territories.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.; Headquarters, Corporate, and NTS Area. (2016) "Nico Cobalt, Bismuth, Gold (Copper)." Northwest Territories: p92. in A Guide to the Mineral Deposits of the Northwest Territories.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.; Headquarters, Corporate, and NTS Area. (2016) "Nico Cobalt, Bismuth, Gold (Copper)." Northwest Territories: p92. in A Guide to the Mineral Deposits of the Northwest Territories.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: www.fortuneminerals.com/articles/CIM_Paper_1999.pdf.
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.; Headquarters, Corporate, and NTS Area. (2016) "Nico Cobalt, Bismuth, Gold (Copper)." Northwest Territories: p92. in A Guide to the Mineral Deposits of the Northwest Territories.
Hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.; Headquarters, Corporate, and NTS Area. (2016) "Nico Cobalt, Bismuth, Gold (Copper)." Northwest Territories: p92. in A Guide to the Mineral Deposits of the Northwest Territories.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.; Headquarters, Corporate, and NTS Area. (2016) "Nico Cobalt, Bismuth, Gold (Copper)." Northwest Territories: p92. in A Guide to the Mineral Deposits of the Northwest Territories.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: www.fortuneminerals.com/articles/CIM_Paper_1999.pdf.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Emplectite2.HA.05CuBiS2
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Annite9.EC.20KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Ferro-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Hastingsite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 2
Emplectite3.7.5.2CuBiS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
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 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
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
Annite71.2.2b.3KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Ferro-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Hastingsite-{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S EmplectiteCuBiS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
KPotassium
K AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu EmplectiteCuBiS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi BismuthBi
Bi EmplectiteCuBiS2

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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3185091
Paleoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 629425
Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: felsic

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Description: North America, Great Bear batholith

Comments: Magmatic arc/suite; Hoffman et al., 1993; Stubley, 2005; Tella et al., unpublished compilation, 2007-08a

Lithology: Rhyolite, rhyodacite, dacite, andesite, basalt, gabbro, felsic porphyry, sandstone, conglomerate, siltstone

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Camier, J. (1996). Petrology and mineralogy of the Bowl zone, Co–Bi–Cu–Au–As deposit, NICO property, southern Great Bear magmatic zone. NWT Unpublished B. Sc (Spec.) thesis Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba.
- Goad R E, Mumin A H, Duke N A, Neale K L, Mulligan D L (2000): Geology of the Proterozoic Iron Oxide-Hosted Nico Cobalt-Gold-Bismuth, and Sue-Dianne Copper-Silver Deposits, Southern Great Bear Magmatic Zone, Northwest Territories, Canada. In: Porter T M (Ed.), Hydrothermal Iron Oxide Copper-Gold & Related Deposits: A Global Perspective, 1, 249-267.
Acosta-Góngora, P., Gleeson, S. A., Samson, I. M., Ootes, L., & Corriveau, L. (2015). Gold Refining by Bismuth Melts in the Iron Oxide-Dominated NICO Au-Co-Bi (±Cu±W) Deposit, NWT, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(2), 291-314.
Headquarters, Corporate, and NTS Area. (2016) "Nico Cobalt, Bismuth, Gold (Copper)." Northwest Territories: p92. in A Guide to the Mineral Deposits of the Northwest Territories.


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