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Beaver Mine (McQuaig), O'Connor Township, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canadai
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Beaver Mine (McQuaig)Mine
O'Connor TownshipTownship
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 19' 10'' North , 89° 38' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.31944,-89.64000
GeoHash:G#: f086bhq1h
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: ontariominerals.com
'Asbestos'
Reference: Dana, E.S. (1892) System of Mineralogy, 6th. Edition, New York: 1101.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: ontariominerals.com
'Biotite'
Reference: A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part IV, 1921
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: ontariominerals.com; A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part IV, 1921
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Vos, M. A., 1976, Amethyst Deposits of Ontario, Ontario Division of Mines, pp. 99..; A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part IV, 1921
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: ontariominerals.com
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Vos, M. A., 1976, Amethyst Deposits of Ontario, Ontario Division of Mines, pp. 99..; A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part IV, 1921
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part IV, 1921
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: Dana, E.S. (1899) System of Mineralogy, 6th. Edition, New York: Appendix 1: 33; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.239
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part IV, 1921
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Vos, M. A., 1976, Amethyst Deposits of Ontario, Ontario Division of Mines, pp. 99..; A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part IV, 1921
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Vos, M. A., 1976, Amethyst Deposits of Ontario, Ontario Division of Mines, pp. 99..
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: ontariominerals.com; A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part IV, 1921
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Vos, M. A., 1976, Amethyst Deposits of Ontario, Ontario Division of Mines, pp. 99..
Quartz var: Rose Quartz ?
Formula: SiO2
Description: Probably pale amethyst.
Reference: Vos, M. A., 1976, Amethyst Deposits of Ontario, Ontario Division of Mines, pp. 99..
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: ontariominerals.com
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Vos, M. A., 1976, Amethyst Deposits of Ontario, Ontario Division of Mines, pp. 99..; A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part IV, 1921
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part IV, 1921
Witherite
Formula: BaCO3
Reference: Dana, E.S. (1892) System of Mineralogy, 6th. Edition, New York: 1101.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz ?4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Witherite5.AB.15BaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Asbestos-
Biotite-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Witherite14.1.3.2BaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
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
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Asbestos'-
'Biotite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Rose Quartz ?-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C WitheriteBaCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O WitheriteBaCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ba WitheriteBaCO3
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 607342
Gunflint Formation

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Gunflint Formation

Comments: Southern and Superior Province

Lithology: Conglomerate, taconite, algal chert, chert, carbonate rocks, argillite-tuff

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3185318
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Animikie Group

Comments: Penokean Orogen

Lithology: Jasper,greywacke,conglomerate,ferruginous carbonate,slate,shale,iron formation,quartz arenite,chert

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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A. Q. Burrows (1921) Thirtieth Annual Report of the Ontario Department Of Mines Being Vol. XXX, Part IV, 1921
Dana6:1101 & A1:33.
Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.135

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