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Millerite from
Copperfields Mine (Temagami Mine), Phyllis Township, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Millerite
Formula:NiS
Comments:These thick needles were etched out of quartz with hydrofluoric acid. They are so thick, they actually show cleavage! Acid eaten black gundge may be the remains of chalcopyrite.
Habit:Thick needles to 3mm x 2 cm
Colour:greeny yellow
Luminescent properties:none
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copperfield%27s_Mine; Canadian Mineralogist (1973): 12: 193-198; Colvine, A. C. (1974). The petrology, geochemistry and genesis of sulphide-related alteration at the Temagami Mine, Ontario. PhD thesis University of Western Ontario Digitized Theses. Paper 788.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chalcopyrite4 photos of Millerite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Gersdorffite4 photos of Millerite associated with Gersdorffite at this locality.
Quartz2 photos of Millerite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Millerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Copperfields Mine (Temagami Mine), Phyllis Township, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada
Nearest other occurrences of Millerite
47.1km (29.3 miles) A Cobalt Hill, Mackelcan Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
51.9km (32.3 miles) B Dolmac Mine (Rathbun Lake Mine), Rathbun Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
54.6km (33.9 miles) C Nipissing 404, Coleman Township, Cobalt area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
59.7km (37.1 miles) D Scadding Gold Mine, Scadding Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
66.5km (41.3 miles) E Norman Property, Norman Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
66.7km (41.4 miles) F Nickel Rim Mine (East Rim Mine), Maclennan Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
66.7km (41.4 miles) G Maclennan Mine, Maclennan Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
67.3km (41.8 miles) H Whistle Mine, Norman Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
67.5km (42.0 miles) I Victor Deep Mine, MacLennan Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
67.8km (42.2 miles) J Capre Lake Mine, Capreol Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
76.0km (47.2 miles) K Kell Mine, Corkill Township, Gowganda area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
76.7km (47.6 miles) L Garson Mine, Garson Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
79.0km (49.1 miles) M Broken Hammer Deposit, Wisner Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
81.6km (50.7 miles) N Sheppard Mine (Shepherd Mine; Beatrice Mine), Blezard Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
85.2km (53.0 miles) O Lindsley Mine, Blezard Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
87.4km (54.3 miles) P Little Stobie Mine, Blezard Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
87.5km (54.4 miles) Q Frood Mine, McKim Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
87.5km (54.4 miles) R Creighton Mine, Creighton-Davies Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
94.4km (58.7 miles) S Siscoe Mine (Miller Lake O'Brien Mine; O'Brien Mine), Nicol Township, Gowganda area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
94.9km (59.0 miles) T Copper Cliff Mine, McKim Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
102.9km (63.9 miles) U Barnet Mine, Levack Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
104.9km (65.2 miles) V McCreedy East Mine, Levack Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
107.7km (66.9 miles) W Levack Mine, Levack Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
107.8km (67.0 miles) X Craig Mine, Levack Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
108.8km (67.6 miles) Y Strathcona Mine, Levack Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
109.9km (68.3 miles) Z McCreedy West Mine (Levack West Mine), Levack Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
117.9km (73.2 miles) 0 Vermilion Mine, Denison Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
124.9km (77.6 miles) 1 Worthington Mine, Drury Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada
135.3km (84.1 miles) 2 Kerr-Addison Mine (Kerr Mine), McGarry Township, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
159.8km (99.3 miles) 3 Texmont Mine (Fatima), Bartlett Township and Geikie Township, Timmins area, Cochrane District, Ontario, Canada
170.1km (105.7 miles) 4 Langmuir Mine, Langmuir Township, Timmins area, Cochrane District, Ontario, Canada
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207.1km (128.7 miles) 9 Marbridge Mine, La Motte, Abitibi RCM, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada
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