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Lynx kimberlite dykes complex, Otish Mountains, Baie-James, Nord-du-Québec, Québec, Canadai
Regional Level Types
Lynx kimberlite dykes complexComplex
Otish MountainsMountain Range
Baie-James- not defined -
Nord-du-QuébecAdministrative Region
QuébecProvince
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude:
52° North , 75° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~479km
Locality type:


NNW/N-S dykes complex, located 2 kilometers west of Renard swarm Localization north of the Otish Mountains, 350 km NNE of Chibougamau.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Van Rythoven, A.D., McCandless, T.E., Schulze, D.J., Bellis, A., Taylor, L.A. & Liu, Y. (2011): Diamond crystals and their mineral inclusions from the Lynx Kimberlite dyke complex, central Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 691-706.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Habit: As inclusions in diamond
Reference: Van Rythoven, A.D., McCandless, T.E., Schulze, D.J., Bellis, A., Taylor, L.A. & Liu, Y. (2011): Diamond crystals and their mineral inclusions from the Lynx Kimberlite dyke complex, central Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 691-706.
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Habit: As inclusions in diamond
Reference: Van Rythoven, A.D., McCandless, T.E., Schulze, D.J., Bellis, A., Taylor, L.A. & Liu, Y. (2011): Diamond crystals and their mineral inclusions from the Lynx Kimberlite dyke complex, central Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 691-706.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Habit: As inclusions in diamond
Description: magnesian
Reference: Van Rythoven, A.D., McCandless, T.E., Schulze, D.J., Bellis, A., Taylor, L.A. & Liu, Y. (2011): Diamond crystals and their mineral inclusions from the Lynx Kimberlite dyke complex, central Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 691-706.
Omphacite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Habit: As inclusions in diamond
Reference: Van Rythoven, A.D., McCandless, T.E., Schulze, D.J., Bellis, A., Taylor, L.A. & Liu, Y. (2011): Diamond crystals and their mineral inclusions from the Lynx Kimberlite dyke complex, central Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 691-706.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Habit: As inclusions in diamond
Description: A magnesian orthopyroxene
Reference: Van Rythoven, A.D., McCandless, T.E., Schulze, D.J., Bellis, A., Taylor, L.A. & Liu, Y. (2011): Diamond crystals and their mineral inclusions from the Lynx Kimberlite dyke complex, central Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 691-706.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: C. Lemanski, Jr. (re-entry of lost Mindat data).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Chromian Diopside9.DA.15Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Omphacite9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Omphacite65.1.3b.1(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
-Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
O Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
NaSodium
Na Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Mg Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
SiSilicon
Si Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Si Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
CaCalcium
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ca Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Ca Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
TiTitanium
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
CrChromium
Cr Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
FeIron
Fe Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6

References

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Van Rythoven, A.D., McCandless, T.E., Schulze, D.J., Bellis, A., Taylor, L.A. & Liu, Y. (2011): Diamond crystals and their mineral inclusions from the Lynx Kimberlite dyke complex, central Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 691-706.

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