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Sphalerite from
Nanisivik Mine, Nanisivik, Baffin Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Comments:Shalerite is the major ore
Habit:complex tetrahedral twins to a cm
Colour:brown black
Luminescent properties:none
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:[MinRec 21:533]; Symons, D.T.A., Symons, T.B., and Sangster, T.F. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 672-682.; Dennis C. Arne, L. W. Curtis, S. A. Kissin (1991) Internal zonation in a carbonate-hosted Zn-Pb-Ag deposit, Nanisivik, Baffin Island, Canada. Economic Geology ; 86 (4): 699–717.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrite21 photos of Sphalerite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Marcasite4 photos of Sphalerite associated with Marcasite at this locality.
Dolomite3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Calcite2 photos of Sphalerite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Pyrrhotite2 photos of Sphalerite associated with Pyrrhotite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Nanisivik Mine, Nanisivik, Baffin Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada
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Localities for Sphalerite in this Region
Area 29 North, Main Level, Nanisivik Mine, Nanisivik, Baffin Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada
 
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