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Vesuvianite from
Jeffrey Mine ("Johns-Manville Mine"), Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Vesuvianite
Formula:Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Habit:prismatic
Colour:brown, green, purple
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:GRICE, J.D., WILLIAMS, R. (1979) The Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec. Mineralogical Record, 10, 69-80.;
GRICE, J.D. (1989) The Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec: The Western World's Largest Asbestos Deposit. In: Famous Mineral Localities of Canada. Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited & the National Museum of Natural Sciences, 190 pages: 115-123; 179-181.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Diopside43 photos of Vesuvianite associated with Diopside at this locality.
Manganoan Vesuvianite15 photos of Vesuvianite associated with Manganoan Vesuvianite at this locality.
Grossular5 photos of Vesuvianite associated with Grossular at this locality.
Prehnite5 photos of Vesuvianite associated with Prehnite at this locality.
Groutite4 photos of Vesuvianite associated with Groutite at this locality.
Hessonite2 photos of Vesuvianite associated with Hessonite at this locality.
Serpentine Subgroup2 photos of Vesuvianite associated with Serpentine Subgroup at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Vesuvianite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Vesuvianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Jeffrey Mine ("Johns-Manville Mine"), Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
Photo GalleryView Gallery (591 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Vesuvianite
53.5km (33.2 miles) Lambly-Nadeau mine (Victoria mine), Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
54.0km (33.5 miles) Reed-Bélanger mine (Bélanger mine), Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
54.0km (33.6 miles) Mine Lac d'Amiante (Lake Asbestos Mine; "LAB Mine"; "Black Lake Mine"), Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
55.3km (34.4 miles) Caribou pit (Caribou mine), Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
55.6km (34.5 miles) British Canadian mine (B.C. 1 mine; B.C. 2 mine; Martin mine; Black Lake mine; American mine; Dauville mine), Black Lake, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
56.7km (35.3 miles) Union mine (Southwark mine), Black Lake, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
57.6km (35.8 miles) Maple Leaf mine, Black Lake, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
57.8km (35.9 miles) American Chrome pit, Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
58.8km (36.5 miles) American Chrome Mines, Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
59.4km (36.9 miles) Hall chrome pit (Hall mine; Thetford quarry), Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
 
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