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Hollinger Mine, Tisdale Township, Porcupine mining district, Timmins area, Cochrane District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 28' 31'' North , 81° 18' 43'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.47528,-81.31194
GeoHash:G#: f0w5v8wky
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A gold mine.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: ontariominerals.com
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Reiner Mielke
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Gustafson, J.K. (1946) Two occurences of chloritoid as a hydrothermal mineral in igneous rocks. American Mineralogist, 31, 313-316.; Economic Geology August 1944 v. 39 no. 5 p. 340-348 ; Economic Geology August 1940 v. 35 no. 5 p. 611-628
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Economic Geology August 1940 v. 35 no. 5 p. 611-628
'Axinite Group'
Reference: ontariominerals.com
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: ontariominerals.com; Economic Geology August 1940 v. 35 no. 5 p. 611-628
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: ontariominerals.com
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Reference: Gustafson, J.K. (1946) Two occurences of chloritoid as a hydrothermal mineral in igneous rocks. American Mineralogist, 31, 313-316.
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Can Mineral February 1, 1996 vol. 34 no. 1 147-159; ontariominerals.com
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: ontariominerals.com
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: ontariominerals.com
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: No reference listed; The Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944),The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged, Volume I, 834pp.: 94.; Economic Geology August 1940 v. 35 no. 5 p. 611-628
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Trail,R.J. 1980, Catalogue of Canadian Minerals, GSC Paper 80-18
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: ontariominerals.com
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: ontariominerals.com
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Dana 7:I:186.; Can Mineral June 1, 1992 vol. 30 no. 2 327-333
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Gustafson, J.K. (1946) Two occurences of chloritoid as a hydrothermal mineral in igneous rocks. American Mineralogist, 31, 313-316.; Economic Geology August 1940 v. 35 no. 5 p. 611-628
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: ontariominerals.com; Economic Geology August 1944 v. 39 no. 5 p. 340-348 ; Economic Geology August 1940 v. 35 no. 5 p. 611-628
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Economic Geology August 1944 v. 39 no. 5 p. 340-348 ; Economic Geology August 1940 v. 35 no. 5 p. 611-628
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Wood,P.C.1981, Ontario Geological Survey, OFR5756
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: ontariominerals.com; Economic Geology August 1944 v. 39 no. 5 p. 340-348

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Altaite'2.CD.10PbTe
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Coloradoite'2.CB.05aHgTe
'Hessite'2.BA.60Ag2Te
'Petzite'2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Chloritoid'9.AF.85(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
'Clinozoisite'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Axinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)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] coordination only
Chloritoid52.3.3.1(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
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)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Axinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
HgMercury
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
BiBismuth
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S

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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Neoarchean - Mesoarchean
2500 - 3200 Ma



ID: 626011
Mafic to intermediate metavolcanic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)

Comments: Superior Province

Lithology: Basaltic and andesitic flows, tuffs and breccias, chert, iron formation, minor metasedimentary and intrusive rocks, related migmatites

Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1. [1]

Neoarchean
2500 - 2800 Ma



ID: 3187495
Archean sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)

Comments: Superior Province

Lithology: Metasedimentary schist

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

References

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Gold Deposits of Ontario, Part 1 (1971), Ontario Division of Mines (ODM), Mineral Resources Circular No. 13.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged, Volume I, 834 pp.: 94, 186.

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