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Essonville fluoro-richterite occurrence (Essonville roadcut), Monmouth Township, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 0' 42'' North , 78° 14' 51'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.01167,-78.24750
GeoHash:G#: f20256jgv
Locality type:Occurrence
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A coarse white crystalline limestone lens in gneiss.

A roadcut on the south side of the Essonville Road, just west of Sunset Cottage Road.

Alternative Label Names

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Essonville Fluoro-Richterite occurrence (Essonville Roadcut), Wilberforce, Monmouth Township, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada

Regions containing this locality

Bancroft area (Bancroft district), Ontario, Canada

Area - 277 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Description: Massive material.
Reference: Bancroft and District Mineral Collecting Guidebook, Bancroft Chamber of Commerce, 1998
Fluoro-richterite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
Habit: Doubly-terminated crystals.
Colour: Black
Description: Crystals in calcite up to 10-15cm in size.
Reference: Bancroft and District Mineral Collecting Guidebook, Bancroft Chamber of Commerce, 1998
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Ann P.Sabina (1986), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Bancroft-Parry Sound Area and Southern Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 39
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Habit: Hexagonal prismatic crystals
Colour: Orange-brown
Description: Very nice crystalline Phlogopite.
Reference: Bancroft and District Mineral Collecting Guidebook, Bancroft Chamber of Commerce, 1998
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Bancroft and District Mineral Collecting Guidebook, Bancroft Chamber of Commerce, 1998

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Fluoro-richterite'9.DE.20{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
'Phlogopite'9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Fluoro-richterite-{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)

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: 606061
Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Flinton Group

Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt

Lithology: Conglomerate, wacke, quartz arenite, arkose, limestone, siltstone, chert, minor iron formation, minor metavolcanic 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: 3185742
Mesoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ectasian (1200 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Marble

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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Ann P.Sabina (1986), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Bancroft-Parry Sound Area and Southern Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 39, p.72

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Collecting Rare Fluororichterite at the Essonville roadcut, Wilberforce by Michael Adamowicz



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