Dumont intrusion, Launay, Abitibi RCM, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||48° 38' 56'' North , 78° 26' 32'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||48.6488888889, -78.4422222222|
Dumont ultramafic body, 27 km west of Amos.
The Dumont intrusion is a huge, low-grade nickel prospect with most of its recoverable nickel present as pentlandite, awaruite and minor heazlewoodite. Serpentine in the intrusion contains appreciable amounts of chlorine (up to slightly more than 0.9%).
Coordinates taken by GPS at mine site.
6 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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Crook III, W.W. & Jambor, J.L. (1979) Nickelbischofite, a new nickel chloride hydrate. Canadian Mineralogist 17, 107-109.