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Graphite from
Vermilion Mine, Denison Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada

Locality type:Mine
Comments:Very rare as grains to 1mm in white massive quartz adjacent a fault zone 5cm wide filled with violarite, chalcopyrite, grains of clear quartz, and the odd pyrite octahedron to 1mm.
Confirmation Methods:SEM-EDS
References:Reiner Mielke 2017
Mineral Data:Click here to view Graphite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Vermilion Mine, Denison Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
Nearest other occurrences of Graphite
54.2km (33.7 miles) Moose Mountain Mine, Hutton Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
69.6km (43.2 miles) French River occurrence, Bigwood Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
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