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Amulet Mine (Waite Amulet Mine), Rouyn-Noranda TE, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada

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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.

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

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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References

Wilson, Morley Evans (1935) Rock alteration at the Amulet Mine, Noranda District, Quebec. Economic Geology; August 1935: 30(5): 478-492.

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.

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