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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Azuritespacer

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AZURITE

Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Copper Carbonate Hydroxide

Dunbrack Pb, Cu, Zn, Ag Mine, Halifax County
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 4962571
 Easting 484916
Details:
 The Dunbrack Pb, Cu, Zn, Ag Mine (really only a development prospect by modern mining standards) consists of two shafts found a few kilometers north of the village of Musquodoboit Harbour, Halifax County.
References:
 NSMOD #D14-009
Further Info:
 extensive information & references available in the Mineral Database
Other Minerals:
 galena, tridymite, tourmaline, fluorite, pyrrhotite, cerussite, ilmenite, djurleite, digenite, chalcopyrite, sphalerite, pyrite, bornite, chalcocite malachite, meneghinite, pyromorphite

Walton Pb, Zn, Ag, Ba Deposit
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 5006204
 Easting 418116
Details:

 The past producing Walton Zn-Pb-Cu-Ag-Ba Deposit is located approximately 4 km southwest of the village of Walton, Hants County. The abandoned workings can be accessed by a secondary road leading off the main highway that leads from Walton to Windsor.

References:
 NSMOD #H01-008
Further Info:

 The principal metallic minerals within the orebody are galena, sphalerite, pyrite, chalcopyrite, malachite, auzurite, chalcocite, marcasite, tennantite, prousite, pearceite and acanthite. Pyrite and marcasite are closely associated and occur as dull, metallic, brass-yellow, fine grained intergrowths of a colloform or concretionary texture. the galena, sphalerite, chalcopyrite and other sulphides are closely associated with the pyrite and marcasite and, in most cases, are intergrown with them. Stalactitic and botryoidal masses of pyrite and marcasite fill late fractures in the sulphide body. Galena occurs as fine grained masses, in brecciated pods, fracture- and seam-fillings and as fine disseminations. Sphalerite is light to dark brown and is almost always intergrown with galena. Chalcopyrite occurs as pure blebs, masses, stringers and irregular patches. Tennanite is lead grey and commonly intergrown with chalcopyrite, also occurring as irregular masses and small discontinuous seams. The high silver-bearing sulphosalts prousite and pearceite occur as disseminated grains and small masses within vugs and crushed breccia zones. Malachite and auzurite are rare and usually occur as coatings on other sulphide minerals.

Other Minerals:
 sphalerite, malachite, galena, chalcopyrite, barite, pyrite, marcasite, tennantite, proustite, pearceite

Location
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 0000000
 Easting 000000
Details:
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References:
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Further Info:
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Other Minerals:
 Add'l Mineralization




 

 Cleavage: good in one direction and fair in another

 Colour: azure, deep blue or pale blue

 Fracture:

 Hardness: 3.5-4

 Luster: vitreous to dull

 Streak: blue

 Possible Useage: ornamental stone, pigment, minor copper ore, jewellry

 More Info: Mineral Gallery, Mineralogy Database

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