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Mesamax Northwest deposit, Ungava, Nunavik, Nord-du-Québec, Québec, Canadai
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Mesamax Northwest depositDeposit
Ungava- not defined -
Nunavik- not defined -
Nord-du-Québec- not defined -
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61° 34' 25'' North , 73° 15' 36'' West
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Ni-Cu-Co-Pt-Pt-Au deposit on the Raglan South Trend Nickel Project.


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: McDonald et al (2005), Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1735-1744; http://www.canadianroyalties.com/en/properties/mesaDepo.asp?nav=1&cc=211
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467; McDonald et al (2005), Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1735-1744.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467
Michenerite
Formula: PdBiTe
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467; McDonald et al (2005), Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1735-1744
Naldrettite (TL)
Formula: Pd2Sb
Type Locality:
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467; McDonald et al (2005), Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1735-1744
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: http://www.canadianroyalties.com/en/properties/mesaDepo.asp?nav=1&cc=211
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: http://www.canadianroyalties.com/en/properties/mesaDepo.asp?nav=1&cc=211
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467
Sudburyite
Formula: (Pd,Ni)Sb
Reference: Am Min 90:1466-1467; McDonald et al (2005), Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1735-1744
Ungavaite (TL)
Formula: Pd4Sb3
Type Locality:
Description: Anhedral grains with inclusions of Au-Ag alloy or with attached chalcpyrite and a chlorite group mineral.
Reference: McDonald et al (2005), Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1735-1744.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Michenerite2.EB.25PdBiTe
Naldrettite (TL)2.AC.25dPd2Sb
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Sudburyite2.CC.05(Pd,Ni)Sb
Ungavaite (TL)2.AC.35bPd4Sb3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Michenerite2.12.3.11PdBiTe
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
Naldrettite (TL)-Pd2Sb
Sudburyite-(Pd,Ni)Sb
Ungavaite (TL)-Pd4Sb3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
OOxygen
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
MgMagnesium
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
PdPalladium
Pd UngavaitePd4Sb3
Pd NaldrettitePd2Sb
Pd Sudburyite(Pd,Ni)Sb
Pd MicheneritePdBiTe
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
SbAntimony
Sb UngavaitePd4Sb3
Sb NaldrettitePd2Sb
Sb Sudburyite(Pd,Ni)Sb
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te MicheneritePdBiTe
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi MicheneritePdBiTe

References

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McDonald, A.M., Cabri, L.J., Stanley, C.J., Rudashevsky, N.S., Poirier, G., Mungall, J.E., Ross, K.C., Durham, B.R., and Rudashevsky, V.N. (2005) Ungavaite, Pd4Sb3, a new intermetallic mineral species from the Mesamax Northwest deposit, Ungava region, Québec, Canada: Description and genetic implications. Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1735-1744.
CABRI, L.J., MCDONALD, A.M. STANLEY, C.J., RUDASHEVSKY, N.S. POIRIER, G., DURHAM, B.R., MUNGALL, J.E. & RUDASHEVSKY, V.N. (2005): Naldretteite, Pd2Sb, a new intermetallic mineral from the Mesamax Northwest deposit, Ungava Region, Quebec, Canada. Mineralogical Magazine, 69, 89-98.


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