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Lac Nicolet Antimony mine (Quebec Antimony mine; South Ham Antimony mine; Lac Nicolet mine), Saints-Martyrs-Canadiens, Arthabaska RCM, Centre-du-Québec, Québec, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 51' 9'' North , 71° 32' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.85250,-71.53333
GeoHash:G#: f2jhu5pn0
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Formerly: Lac Nicolet mine (Quebec Antimony mine), Saints-Martyrs-Canadiens, (South Ham), Wolfe Co., Québec, Canada. Old labels and catalogs often give the locality as: South Ham, Range I, Lot 56, South Ham Township, Quebec.

An antimony mine started in the late 1860's on a small scale with two shafts and an adit. The operation was never economically viable and apart from sporadic exploratory work in 1940s and 1960s did not go into production.

Coordinates confirmed by GPS at mine dump.


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39 valid minerals.

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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Paleozoic
252.17 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

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References

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Robinson, G.W. & Normand, C. (1996) The Lac Nicolet antimony mine, South Ham, Quebec. Mineralogical Record 27, 121-134
Rocks & min.: 60:289.

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