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Caribou pit (Caribou mine), Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canadai
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Caribou pit (Caribou mine)Pit
Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine- not defined -
Les Appalaches RCMRegional County Municipality
Chaudière-AppalachesAdministrative Region
QuébecProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 1' 8'' North , 71° 19' 52'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine1,319 (2016)6.4km
Thetford-Mines25,704 (2016)8.5km
Adstock2,643 (2016)19.5km
Weedon Centre1,059 (2019)36.0km
Plessisville6,677 (2010)39.9km


Formerly: Caribou Pit, Coleraine Township, Mégantic Co., Québec, Canada

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Reference: Encyclopedia of Mins., 2nd Ed.:511.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et
Vesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Reference: GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
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] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
NaSodium
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
AlAluminium
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
CrChromium
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
FeIron
Fe VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Encyclopedia of Minerals, 2nd. Ed.:511.
GAUDARD, S. (1993) Voyages au coeur des Appalaches. Published by: Musée Minéralogique et Minier de la région de l’amiante, Thetford Mines, Québec, 178 p.
PARSONS, A.L. (1939) Magnesiochromite from the Caribou pit Colerain Township, Quebec. University of Toronto Studies, Geological Series 42, 75-78.
POITEVIN, E. (1937) Thomsonite from the eastern Townships, Quebec. University of Toronto Studies, Geological Series 40, 63-65.
POITEVIN, E. (1931) Chemical and mineralogical studies of some chromites. Geological Survey of Canada, Summary Report 1030, pt. D, 15-21.
POITEVIN, E. & GRAHAM, R.P.D. (1918) Contributions to the mineralogy of Black Lake area, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Museum Bulletin No.27, 103 p.

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