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Egan Chute occurrences, York River area, Dungannon Township, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canadai
Regional Level Types
Egan Chute occurrencesGroup of Occurrences
York River areaArea
Dungannon TownshipTownship
Hastings Co.County
Ontario- not defined -
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 4' 28'' North , 77° 44' 3'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.07472,-77.73444
GeoHash:G#: f208rjee2
Locality type:Group of Occurrences
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bancroft3,838 (2008)9.8km


Corundum occurences within nepheline gneiss.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Bancroft area (Bancroft district), Ontario, CanadaArea

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: [Bancroft & District Mineral Collecting Guidebook]
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: http://www.ontariominerals.com
'Biotite'
Reference: [Bancroft & District Mineral Collecting Guidebook]
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: [Bancroft & District Mineral Collecting Guidebook]
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: [Bancroft & District Mineral Collecting Guidebook]
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Habit: crystals up to 5cm long
Colour: bluish gray
Description: crystals normally with a patina of muscovite
Reference: [Bancroft & District Mineral Collecting Guidebook] + Steacy, H.R., Rose, E. R., Moyd, L. & Hogarth, D.D. (1982): Some classic Mineral Localities of Southeastern Ontario. Mineralogical Record 13: 197-203
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Geology Ontario MNDMF MDI File MDI31F04SE00083
Eudialyte
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Description: Lated found to be zircon (Milton, 1965).
Reference: Milton, C. (1965): Note on the occurrence of eudialyte in Canada. Can. Mineral. 8, 382-383.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: [Bancroft & District Mineral Collecting Guidebook]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: [Bancroft & District Mineral Collecting Guidebook]
'Scapolite'
Reference: [Bancroft & District Mineral Collecting Guidebook]
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: [Bancroft & District Mineral Collecting Guidebook]
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: [Bancroft & District Mineral Collecting Guidebook]
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Milton, C. (1965): Note on the occurrence of eudialyte in Canada. Can. Mineral. 8, 382-383.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Cancrinite9.FB.05(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Eudialyte ?9.CO.10Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Scapolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups with mixed ring types
Eudialyte ?64.1.1.1Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Cancrinite76.2.5.3(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
'Scapolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O CorundumAl2O3
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
NaSodium
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
AlAluminium
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
SiSilicon
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Cl EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
KPotassium
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
MnManganese
Mn EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
Zr EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2

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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Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 619918
Mafic to ultramafic plutonic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt

Lithology: Diorite, gabbro, peridotite, pyroxenite, anorthosite, derived metamorphic rocks

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]

Ectasian
1200 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3184365
Mesoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Ectasian (1200 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Steacy, H.R., Rose, E. R., Moyd, L. & Hogarth, D.D. (1982): Some classic Mineral Localities of Southeastern Ontario. Mineralogical Record 13: 197-203
Ann P.Sabina (1986), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Bancroft-Parry Sound Area and Southern Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 39

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