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Black's quarry, Windsor, Hants Co., Nova Scotia, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 57' 29'' North , 64° 8' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.9583333333, -64.1416666667

The locality of Latonville quarry, Brookville, Windsor etc. long established in the literature is erroneous. The correct locality as shown above is based on R.A. Ramik's recent rediscovery of the site which is the type locality of howlite.

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4 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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How, H. (1868) Contributions to the mineralogy of Nova Scotia. III. Borates and other minerals in anhydrite and gypsum. Silicoborocalcite, a new mineral. Philosophical Magazine: 35: 4th Ser.: 32-41: 218.

Dana, J.D. (1868) The System of Mineralogy (5th ed.). John Wiley & Sons, New York, N.Y. (598).

Horváth, L. (2003) Mineral species discovered in Canada and species named after Canadians. Canadian Mineralogist, Special Publication 6 372 p.

Ramik, R.A. (2007) Lost and found: One of Canada’s earliest type mineral localities. Abstracts from the 32rd Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Rocks & Minerals: 82: 244.

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