Amulet Mine (Waite Amulet Mine), Rouyn-Noranda TE, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||48° 18' 22'' North , 79° 4' 2'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||48.30611,-79.06722|
Operations at the deposit were from 1922-1962 producing copper, zinc, gold and silver.
GPS coordinates taken at mine site.
13 valid minerals.
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J. Gordon Copeland (1951): Alteration associated with sulphide mineralization at the Waite Amulet Mine Northwestern Quebec. Thesis (M.Sc.), University of Toronto, xx pp.
Beaty, D.W., Taylor, H.P. (1982) Some petrologic and oxygen isotopic relationships in the Amulet Mine, Noranda, Quebec and their bearing on the origin of Archean massive sulfide deposits, Economic Geology: 77: 95-108.
Gibson, H.L., Watkinson, D.H., Comba, C.D. (1983) Silicification: hydrothermal alteration in an Archean geothermal system within the Amulet Rhyolite Formation, Noranda, Quebec, Economic Geology: 78: 954-971.
Blowes, D.W. and J.L. Jambor (1990): The pore-water geochemistry and mineralogy of the vadose zone of the Waite Amulet mine tailings impoundment, Noranda, Quebec. Applied Geochemistry, 5, 327-346.
Kerr, D.J., Gibson, H.L. (1993) A comparison of the Horne volcanogenic massive Sulfide deposit and intracauldron deposits of the mine sequence, Noranda, Quebec, Economic Geology: 88: 1419-1442.
Sabina, Anne P. (2003), Rocks and minerals for the Collector Miscellaneous Report 77, Geological Survey of Canada.