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Cape d'Or (Cap d'Or), Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 17' 21'' North , 64° 46' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Berwick2,271 (2008)26.8km
Kentville12,636 (2014)32.1km
Greenwood6,915 (2015)37.2km
Parrsboro1,472 (2014)37.3km
Wolfville3,523 (2008)39.4km


High Triassic basalt cliffs exposed along the Bay of Fundy. The Colonial Copper Company operated mines here from 1897 to about 1907.

Visitors should be very cautious and aware of rock falling from the cliffs and the tide times.

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30 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Don Doell
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Habit: Trapezohedra up to 60 mm in diameter
Colour: Clear, red and yellow; translucent to opaque white
Reference: Jackson, C.T. and Alger, F. (1829) Remarks on the Mineralogy and Geology of the Peninsula of Nova Scotia. Cambridge. Tschernich, R. (1992) Zeolites of the World. p.51. Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28. Van Dommelen, R. and Collett, T. (2006) An Introduction to Minerals in Nova Scotia and a Report on Recent Collecting. Rocks and Minerals 81:1, pp. 54-61.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Don Doell
'Apophyllite'
Habit: Blocky, equant, tabular.
Colour: White, green, orange, red
Reference: Emmons, E. (1836) "Notice of a Scientific Expedition", American Journal of Science and Arts, vol. 30, no. 2, pg. 330-354.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2015) Rocks and minerals for the collector: Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; South Shore, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada, Popular Geoscience 97: 456 pages, doi:10.4095/293933 ; Sabina, A.P. (2015) Rocks and minerals for the collector: Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; South Shore, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada, Popular Geoscience 97: 456 pages, doi:10.4095/293933.
Barrerite
Formula: (Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
Reference: Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Jackson, C.T. and Alger, F. (1829) Remarks on the Mineralogy and Geology of the Peninsula of Nova Scotia. Cambridge.
Carraraite
Formula: Ca3(SO4)[Ge(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Reference: RRUFF database D. Doell
'Chabazite'
Habit: Rhombohedra; simple penetration twins
Colour: White, brown, salmon orange, colorless
Reference: Walker, T.L., and Parsons, A.L., (1922) The Zeolites of Nova Scotia, Contributions to Canadian Mineralogy, University of Toronto Press, pp. 13-73. Tschernich, R. (1992) Zeolites of the World. p.100. Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28.
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Habit: Rhombs, penetration twinning.
Colour: White, brown, colorless, orange.
Reference: Walker, T.L., and Parsons, A.L., (1922) The Zeolites of Nova Scotia, Contributions to Canadian Mineralogy, University of Toronto Press, pp. 13-73.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Ronnie Van Dommelen Collection
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: Terry Collett collection
Copper
Formula: Cu
Habit: Dendritic, cubes and terahexahedrons.
Colour: Copper, brown, orange, reddish or purple due to cuprite, green due to malachite, black due to tenorite.
Description: Crystallized copper in generally flat specimens formed between basalt blocks. They may be dendritic and frequently show sharp crystals. Often cuprite coated.
Reference: Jackson, C.T. and Alger, F. (1829) Remarks on the Mineralogy and Geology of the Peninsula of Nova Scotia. Cambridge. Messervey, J.P. (1929) Copper in Nova Scotia. Pamphlet No. 7, Nova Scotia Department of Public Works and Mines. Van Dommelen, R. and Collett, T. (2006) An Introduction to Minerals in Nova Scotia and a Report on Recent Collecting. Rocks and Minerals 81:1, pp. 54-61.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Traill, R. J. (1980) Catalog of Canadian Minerals: Revised 1980. Geological Survey of Canada Paper 80-18.; Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Marsh, B.A. (1863) "Catalogue of Mineral Localities in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland", American Journal of Science, Series 2, Vol. 35, pp. 210-218.; Sabina, A.P. (2015) Rocks and minerals for the collector: Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; South Shore, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada, Popular Geoscience 97: 456 pages, doi:10.4095/293933.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit: Dusty coatings
Colour: Green
Description: When cuprite coated copper is exposed, the cuprite alters to malachite.
Reference: Jackson, C.T. and Alger, F. (1829) Remarks on the Mineralogy and Geology of the Peninsula of Nova Scotia. Cambridge. Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28.
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Habit: fibrous radiating masses
Colour: white to cream
Reference: Mineralogy of Nova Scotia (2005), nsminerals.atspace.com; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.322; Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2015) Rocks and minerals for the collector: Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; South Shore, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada, Popular Geoscience 97: 456 pages, doi:10.4095/293933 ; Sabina, A.P. (2015) Rocks and minerals for the collector: Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; South Shore, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada, Popular Geoscience 97: 456 pages, doi:10.4095/293933.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Habit: massive; radiating prisms
Colour: colorless
Reference: Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.361; Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogy of Nova Scotia, nsminerals.atspace.com [2005]; Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28; Sabina, A.P. (2015) Rocks and minerals for the collector: Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; South Shore, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada, Popular Geoscience 97: 456 pages, doi:10.4095/293933.
Stellerite
Formula: Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Reference: Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
'Stilbite subgroup'
Habit: Bowties and radiating aggregates to 4cm long.
Colour: White, tan, brown
Description: Some crystals covered in native copper wires
Reference: Jackson, C.T. and Alger, F. (1829) Remarks on the Mineralogy and Geology of the Peninsula of Nova Scotia. Cambridge. Tschernich, R. (1992) Zeolites of the World, p.458. Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Ronnie Van Dommelen Collection
'Tetranatrolite'
Reference: Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
Thaumasite
Formula: Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Reference: R Van Dommelen collection
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Terry Collett
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Habit: Small compact balls and larger spikey sprays
Colour: White, tan
Description: Confirmed by Canadian Museum of Nature. Excellent balls and sprays, some to more than 6 cm across.
Reference: Mineralogy of Nova Scotia, nsminerals.atspace.com [2005]; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.492; Rocks & Min.81(1):54-61 (2006); Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
Vivianite ?
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Colour: Green
Description: Reported by Marsh (1860s).
Reference: Marsh, B.A. (1863) Catalogue of Mineral Localities in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland. American Journal of Science, Series 2, Vol. 35, pp. 210-218.
Wairakite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Reference: Georgia Pe-Piper and Lisa Miller (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology 38, 11–28
Yarrowite
Formula: Cu9S8
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2015) Rocks and minerals for the collector: Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; South Shore, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada, Popular Geoscience 97: 456 pages, doi:10.4095/293933 ; Sabina, A.P. (2015) Rocks and minerals for the collector: Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; South Shore, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada, Popular Geoscience 97: 456 pages, doi:10.4095/293933.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Yarrowite2.CA.05dCu9S8
Group 3 - Halides
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Carraraite7.DG.15Ca3(SO4)[Ge(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Thaumasite7.DG.15Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Vivianite ?8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Barrerite9.GE.15(Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stellerite9.GE.15Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Wairakite9.GB.05Ca(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tetranatrolite'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Yarrowite2.7.3.1Cu9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Hydrated Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Carraraite32.4.4.6Ca3(SO4)[Ge(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Thaumasite32.4.4.4Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite ?40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Barrerite77.1.4.5(Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stellerite77.1.4.4Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Wairakite77.1.1.3Ca(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tetranatrolite'-
'Thomsonite'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H Barrerite(Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
H WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
H CarraraiteCa3(SO4)[Ge(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
C CarraraiteCa3(SO4)[Ge(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Barrerite(Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
O WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O TenoriteCuO
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O CarraraiteCa3(SO4)[Ge(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na Barrerite(Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
Na Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al Barrerite(Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
Al WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si Barrerite(Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
Si WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
PPhosphorus
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S CovelliteCuS
S YarrowiteCu9S8
S ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
S CarraraiteCa3(SO4)[Ge(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
KPotassium
K Barrerite(Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
K Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Barrerite(Na,K,Ca0.5)2[Al2Si7O18] · 7H2O
Ca WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Ca ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca CarraraiteCa3(SO4)[Ge(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu YarrowiteCu9S8
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
GeGermanium
Ge CarraraiteCa3(SO4)[Ge(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O

References

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Marsh, B.A. (1863) Catalogue of Mineral Localities in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland. American Journal of Science, Series 2: 35: 210-218.
Messervey, J.P. (1929) Copper in Nova Scotia. Pamphlet No. 7, Nova Scotia Department of Public Works and Mines.
Tschernich, R. (1992) Zeolites of the World. Geoscience Press, Phoenix. p. 51, 322, 361, 458, 492. [https://www.mindat.org/book_details.php?id=74]
Sabina, A.P. (2015) Rocks and minerals for the collector: Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; South Shore, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada, Popular Geoscience 97: 456 pp.

External Links

http://www.davidkjoyceminerals.com/pagefiles/articles_capedor.asp - David K. Joyce, Collecting Copper Crystals at Cape D’Or, Nova Scotia

http://nsminerals.atspace.com/CapeD%27Or.html - Mineralogy of Nova Scotia

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