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GeneralOnly from Canada Eh? Part 2

17th Oct 2019 17:41 UTCAndrew Debnam

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I thought it would be interesting to see some more Canadian examples. So as per our original poster Maggie Wilson 
With a nod to the Red Rose Tea commercials from years ago (Only in Canada, eh? Pity!) and other similar threads like the Down Under and zeolites and pseudos, I thought I'd start a Canadian version.I am curious to see what others might have by way of Canadian minerals in their collection. Care to join in?
Here is very rich Silver in Dolomite with accessory Nickeline and Rammelsbergite from the Silverfields mine in Cobalt Ontario. 14x5x1.5cm 
 

18th Oct 2019 02:03 UTCKevin Conroy Expert

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A 12.8 cm long double terminated fluorapatite crystal is on calcite matrix.

Yates mine, Otter Lake, Pontiac RCM, Outaouais, Québec, Canada

18th Oct 2019 08:57 UTCErik Vercammen Expert

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An own find in 1998: a fine crystal of allanite-(Ce) from the Yates Uranium Mine in Otter Lake.

19th Oct 2019 00:20 UTCGareth Evans

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A lovely botryoidal mass of Stibarsen (80 mm x 50 mm x 40 mm) from the Engineer Gold Mine, Tagish Lake, Atlin Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada.

19th Oct 2019 02:30 UTCPaul Brandes Manager

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I really need to reshoot this tiny specimen, but I obtained this as a gift for some exploration work I did around Timmins years ago. The entire piece is about 1.0 cm tall.

23rd Oct 2019 01:11 UTCJohn Montgomery Expert

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Field of View: 3 mmEnd to end stacked-chains of malformed disphenoid chalcopyrite crystals seen through a clear calcite cleavage (4.7cm.)
Madawaska Mine (Faraday), Bancroft , collected in 1960 by Dr. Doug Scott

23rd Oct 2019 01:46 UTCKevin Conroy Expert

I remember when I first saw these many years ago.   I thought the inclusions were marcasite!

23rd Oct 2019 11:30 UTCChris Rayburn

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Oh, fun!  I always enjoyed this thread.  Thanks for resurrecting it Andrew.

Here's a personal favorite, a blade of titanite perched on orthoclase, with some apatite and amphibole thrown in for good measure.  The titanite is 1.5 cm x 2 cm and is translucent red along the edges when backlit.  From the Gibson Road east (Titanite Hill) locality.
 
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