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Topaz from
East Kemptville Tin-Indium Project (East Kemptville Tin Mine), East Kemptville, Argyle, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia, Canada

Locality type:Project
Classification
Species:Topaz
Formula:Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Comments:Massive topaz is reported to be very common at the mine and makes up a high percentage of the rock. Euhedral freestanding crystals are very rare though.
Colour:Colorless
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mandarino, J.A., Richardson, J.M.G., Dunn, P.J., Spooner, E.T.C. (1984) Triplite from East Kemptville, Nova Scotia. Mineralogical Magazine: 48: 142-143.

Richardson, J.M. (1988) Genesis of the East Kemptville greisen-hosted tin deposit, Davis Lake complex, Southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Carleton University: 293 pg.

Kontak, D. (1990) The East Kemptville topaz-muscovite leugranite, Nova Scotia I. Geological Setting and Whole-Rock Geochemistry. Canadian Mineralogist: 28: 787-825.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Topaz data
Locality Data:Click here to view East Kemptville Tin-Indium Project (East Kemptville Tin Mine), East Kemptville, Argyle, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
Nearest other occurrences of Topaz
53.5km (33.2 miles) A Pinkney Point, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
115.7km (71.9 miles) B Reeves pit (Reeves tin pit), New Ross, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
116.3km (72.3 miles) C Keddy prospect (Lantz pegmatite; Keddy pegmatite), New Ross, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
125.0km (77.7 miles) D Walker Moly prospect (New Russell prospect), New Ross, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
147.1km (91.4 miles) E South Mountain batholith, Nova Scotia, Canada
173.0km (107.5 miles) F Pleasant Ridge pluton, Saint George Parish, Charlotte Co., New Brunswick, Canada
173.9km (108.1 miles) G Mount Pleasant Mine (Brunswick Tin Mines), Saint George Parish, Charlotte Co., New Brunswick, Canada
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