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Yates mine, Otter Lake, Pontiac RCM, Outaouais, Québec, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 57' 50'' North , 76° 32' 26'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.96389,-76.54083
GeoHash:G#: f21t6r2xj
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Fort-Coulonge2,911 (2016)19.5km
Shawville1,608 (2016)40.7km


Formerly: Yates Mine(Yates Uranium Mine, Yates Prospect), Otter Lake, Huddersfield Township, Pontiac Co., Québec, Canada

The deposit was originally worked for phlogopite and fluorite in 1906-1907 by the Calumet Mica Co. and later by Mr.A.G.Martin of Ottawa. The workings consisted of a few pits, the deepest measuring 20 feet. In 1943-44, Twin Valley Prospecting Syndicate mined 18 tons of fluorite from the deposit. In 1950 Mr.J.M.Yates discovered the presence of a radioactive mineral, uranothorite, and Yates Uranium Mines Inc. was formed to develop the property. Development consisted of a 300 ft adit, 2 open cuts, and diamond drilling.

The coordinates given are for what is known as the "Matte Zone".
Areas are the Belanger, Belisle, Camp, Cliff, Lake and Matte.

According to this thread http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,6,240574,372089#msg-372089 the Yates Mine was closed and bulldozed a couple of years ago.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


33 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Description: euhedral crystals, weak to medium crimson fluorescence under SW UV; associated with augite crystals.
Reference: Alfred Stevenson collection
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Description: euhedral crystals, weak to medium crimson fluorescence under SW UV; associated with augite crystals.
Reference: Alfred Stevenson collection
Albite var: Peristerite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Leavitt, D.L. (1981). "Minerals of the Yates uranium mine, Pontiac County (Québec)." Mineralogical Record, 12(6),pp:359-363.; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
'Apatite'
Reference: Gneiss Guy Minerals
Augite ?
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Description: probably diopside
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
'Biotite'
Reference: M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Leavitt, D.L. (1981). "Minerals of the Yates uranium mine, Pontiac County (Québec)." Mineralogical Record, 12(6),pp:359-363.; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Cerite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50. ; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Van Velthuizen, J.J., Gault, R.A., Robinson, G.W. & Scovil, J.(2006) Zeolite occurrences in the Central Metasedimentary Belt of the Grenville Province, Ontario, Quebec and New York State. Mineralogical Record 37, 283-296 [locality #41].
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Leavitt, D.L. (1981). "Minerals of the Yates uranium mine, Pontiac County (Québec)." Mineralogical Record, 12(6),pp:359-363.; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Reference: David Joyce; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Ferriallanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Martin et al. (2018)
Ferrosilite
Formula: FeSiO3
Description: Specimen has been checked and proved to be diopside
Reference: Daryl Macfarland
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Leavitt, D.L. (1981). "Minerals of the Yates uranium mine, Pontiac County (Québec)." Mineralogical Record, 12(6),pp:359-363.; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50. ; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Shaw et al in Canadian Mineralogist (1962); M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Hedenbergite var: Ferrosalite
Reference: Shaw et al in Canadian Mineralogist (1962); M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Martin et al. (2018)
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Reference: Van Velthuizen, J.J., Gault, R.A., Robinson, G.W. & Scovil, J.(2006) Zeolite occurrences in the Central Metasedimentary Belt of the Grenville Province, Ontario, Quebec and New York State. Mineralogical Record 37, 283-296 [locality #41].; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Julgoldite-(Fe3+)
Formula: Ca2Fe3+Fe3+2(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) · H2O
Reference: Martin et al. (2018)
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50. ; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Leavitt, D.L. (1981). "Minerals of the Yates uranium mine, Pontiac County (Québec)." Mineralogical Record, 12(6),pp:359-363.; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Martin et al. (2018)
Norbergite
Formula: Mg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Parisite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Reference: Martin et al. (2018)
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50. ; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Colour: Extremely Dark Smokey Black
Reference: Leavitt, D.L. (1981). "Minerals of the Yates uranium mine, Pontiac County (Québec)." Mineralogical Record, 12(6),pp:359-363.; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
'Scapolite'
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50. ; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: Van Velthuizen, J.J., Gault, R.A., Robinson, G.W. & Scovil, J.(2006) Zeolite occurrences in the Central Metasedimentary Belt of the Grenville Province, Ontario, Quebec and New York State. Mineralogical Record 37, 283-296 [locality #41].
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50. ; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Reference: Martin et al. (2018)
Thorianite
Formula: ThO2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50. ; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Description: All analyzed specimens have greater than 5% U
Reference: M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Thorite var: Uranothorite
Formula: (Th,U)SiO4
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50. ; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50. ; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50. ; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50. ; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Mike Yetisir Collection; M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Thorianite4.DL.05ThO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Parisite-(Ce)5.BD.20bCaCe2(CO3)3F2
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Peristerite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Augite ?9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Cerite-(Ce)9.AG.20(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Ferriallanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ferrosilite ?9.DA.05FeSiO3
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
var: Ferrosalite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Julgoldite-(Fe3+)9.BG.20Ca2Fe3+Fe3+2(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) · H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Norbergite9.AF.40Mg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
var: Uranothorite9.AD.30(Th,U)SiO4
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Scapolite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Thorianite5.1.1.2ThO2
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Parisite-(Ce)16a.1.5.1CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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
Norbergite52.3.2a.1Mg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Cerite-(Ce)52.4.6.1(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
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)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Julgoldite-(Fe3+)58.2.2.2Ca2Fe3+Fe3+2(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) · H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite ?65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Ferrosilite ?65.1.2.2FeSiO3
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
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(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)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Peristerite-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
Ferriallanite-(Ce)-{CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Hedenbergite
var: Ferrosalite
-CaFe2+Si2O6
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Scapolite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
Thorite
var: Uranothorite
-(Th,U)SiO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Cerite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Ferriallanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Julgoldite-(Fe3+)Ca2Fe3+Fe23+(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) · H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
OOxygen
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O CalciteCaCO3
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O ThorianiteThO2
O Thorite (var: Uranothorite)(Th,U)SiO4
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Cerite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
O UraniniteUO2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O NorbergiteMg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Albite (var: Peristerite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O Ferriallanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
O HematiteFe2O3
O Julgoldite-(Fe3+)Ca2Fe3+Fe23+(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O FerrosiliteFeSiO3
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
F NorbergiteMg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Na Albite (var: Peristerite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Cerite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg NorbergiteMg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Al Albite (var: Peristerite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Ferriallanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si Thorite (var: Uranothorite)(Th,U)SiO4
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Cerite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si NorbergiteMg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Albite (var: Peristerite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si Ferriallanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Julgoldite-(Fe3+)Ca2Fe3+Fe23+(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si FerrosiliteFeSiO3
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Cerite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca Ferriallanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
Ca Julgoldite-(Fe3+)Ca2Fe3+Fe23+(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) · H2O
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Cerite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe Ferriallanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Julgoldite-(Fe3+)Ca2Fe3+Fe23+(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) · H2O
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe FerrosiliteFeSiO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
CeCerium
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ce Cerite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3
Ce Ferriallanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
Ce Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
ThThorium
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Th ThorianiteThO2
Th Thorite (var: Uranothorite)(Th,U)SiO4
UUranium
U Thorite (var: Uranothorite)(Th,U)SiO4
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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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Ectasian
1200 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3184616
Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Ectasian (1200 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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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Sabina, A.P., Geological Survey of Canada paper 70-50.
Lafontaine, M.A.G. (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
Leavitt, D.L. (1981). "Minerals of the Yates uranium mine, Pontiac County (Québec)." Mineralogical Record: 12(6): 359-363.
Van Velthuizen, J.J., Gault, R.A., Robinson, G.W. & Scovil, J.(2006) Zeolite occurrences in the Central Metasedimentary Belt of the Grenville Province, Ontario, Quebec and New York State. Mineralogical Record 37, 283-296 [locality #41].
Stevenson, J.S., Stevenson, L.S. (1955). Uranium-rich thorianite from Pontiac County, Quebec. Transactions Royal Society of Canada, 3rd series, section IV, XLIX, 105-110.
Martin, R.F., Schumann, D. & de Fourestier, J. (2018) The fluorapatite prisms at the Yates prospect, Otter Lake, Quebec, grew in a silicocarbonatitic melt. Abstract with Program, 45th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, 13-14.


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