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Polaris Mine (Arvik Mine), Little Cornwallis Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canadai
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Polaris Mine (Arvik Mine)Mine
Little Cornwallis IslandIsland
Qikiqtaaluk RegionRegion
NunavutTerritory
CanadaCountry

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75° 23' 24'' North , 96° 54' 0'' West
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A lead-zinc mine owned by Cominco. Production was at 100,000 tons/year Zn & 30,000 tons/year Pb in concentrates. This mine is the farthest north in the world!

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Dewing, K., Sharp, R.J., Turner, E., 2007, Synopsis of the Polaris Zn-Pb District, Canadian Arctice Islands, Nunavut, in Goodfellow, W.D., ed., Mineral Deposits of Canada: A Synthesis of Major Deposit-Types, District Metallogeny, the Evolution of Geological Provinces, and Exploration Methods: Geological Association of Canada, Mineral Deposits Division, Special Publication No. 5, p. 655-672.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:32.; Econ Geol (1994) 89:493-514; Savard, M.M., Chi, G., Sami, T., Williams-Jones, A.E., and Leigh, K. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 495-510.; Cooper, Michael P.(1997) What’s New in Minerals, Munich Show 1996. Mineralogical Record 28:136
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1994) 89:493-514; Savard, M.M., Chi, G., Sami, T., Williams-Jones, A.E., and Leigh, K. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 495-510.; Cooper, Michael P.(1997) What’s New in Minerals, Munich Show 1996. Mineralogical Record 28:136
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: Savard, M.M., Chi, G., Sami, T., Williams-Jones, A.E., and Leigh, K. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 495-510.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:32.; Econ Geol (1994) 89:493-514; Savard, M.M., Chi, G., Sami, T., Williams-Jones, A.E., and Leigh, K. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 495-510.; Dewing, K., Sharp, R.J., Turner, E., 2007, Synopsis of the Polaris Zn-Pb District, Canadian Arctice Islands, Nunavut, in Goodfellow, W.D., ed., Mineral Deposits of Canada: A Synthesis of Major Deposit-Types, District Metallogeny, the Evolution of Geological Provinces, and Exploration Methods: Geological Association of Canada, Mineral Deposits Division, Special Publication No. 5, p. 655-672.; Mineralogical Record 22:386; Cooper, Michael P.(1997) What’s New in Minerals, Munich Show 1996. Mineralogical Record 28:136
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1994) 89:493-514; Savard, M.M., Chi, G., Sami, T., Williams-Jones, A.E., and Leigh, K. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 495-510.; Dewing, K., Sharp, R.J., Turner, E., 2007, Synopsis of the Polaris Zn-Pb District, Canadian Arctice Islands, Nunavut, in Goodfellow, W.D., ed., Mineral Deposits of Canada: A Synthesis of Major Deposit-Types, District Metallogeny, the Evolution of Geological Provinces, and Exploration Methods: Geological Association of Canada, Mineral Deposits Division, Special Publication No. 5, p. 655-672.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Savard, M.M., Chi, G., Sami, T., Williams-Jones, A.E., and Leigh, K. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 495-510.; Dewing, K., Sharp, R.J., Turner, E., 2007, Synopsis of the Polaris Zn-Pb District, Canadian Arctice Islands, Nunavut, in Goodfellow, W.D., ed., Mineral Deposits of Canada: A Synthesis of Major Deposit-Types, District Metallogeny, the Evolution of Geological Provinces, and Exploration Methods: Geological Association of Canada, Mineral Deposits Division, Special Publication No. 5, p. 655-672.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:32.; Econ Geol (1994) 89:493-514; Savard, M.M., Chi, G., Sami, T., Williams-Jones, A.E., and Leigh, K. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 495-510.; Dewing, K., Sharp, R.J., Turner, E., 2007, Synopsis of the Polaris Zn-Pb District, Canadian Arctice Islands, Nunavut, in Goodfellow, W.D., ed., Mineral Deposits of Canada: A Synthesis of Major Deposit-Types, District Metallogeny, the Evolution of Geological Provinces, and Exploration Methods: Geological Association of Canada, Mineral Deposits Division, Special Publication No. 5, p. 655-672.
Sphalerite var: Schalenblende
Reference: Van King; Cooper, Michael P.(1997) What’s New in Minerals, Munich Show 1996. Mineralogical Record 28:136
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Dewing, K., Sharp, R.J., Turner, E., 2007, Synopsis of the Polaris Zn-Pb District, Canadian Arctice Islands, Nunavut, in Goodfellow, W.D., ed., Mineral Deposits of Canada: A Synthesis of Major Deposit-Types, District Metallogeny, the Evolution of Geological Provinces, and Exploration Methods: Geological Association of Canada, Mineral Deposits Division, Special Publication No. 5, p. 655-672.
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Gunnar Farber catalogue, 1-2018.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Schalenblende2.CB.05aZnS
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Sphalerite
var: Schalenblende
-ZnS

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SulphurS8
S BaryteBaSO4
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Rocks & Minerals: 64:32
Mining Annual Review (1985): 308.
Savard, M.M., Chi, G., Sami, T., Williams-Jones, A.E., and Leigh, K. (2000): Fluid inclusion and carbon, oxygen and strontium isotope study of the Poaris Mississippi Valley-type Zn-Pb deposit, Canadian Arctic Archipelago: Implications for ore genesis. Mineralium Deposita 35, 495-510.
Polaris, Bergbau in der Kanadischen Arktis, Lapis 1996 (11), 34-38.
Dewing, K., Sharp, R.J., Turner, E., 2007, Synopsis of the Polaris Zn-Pb District, Canadian Arctice Islands, Nunavut, in Goodfellow, W.D., ed., Mineral
Deposits of Canada: A Synthesis of Major Deposit-Types, District Metallogeny, the Evolution of Geological Provinces, and Exploration Methods: Geological
Association of Canada, Mineral Deposits Division, Special Publication No. 5, p. 655-672.

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