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Minerals of Manitoba

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Weathered limonitic surface of pyrrhotite-rich andesite
(Bird River area)
(Iron oxide mineral)

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Arsenopyrite crystals accompanied by quartz prisms
(Manitoba Museum)
(Gold ore suites)

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Polished slab of chromite ore showing banding (Bird River Sill)
(Iron oxide minerals)

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Galena crystals, showing cubic form and cleavage
(Manitoba Museum)
(Copper-zinc ore suite)

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Well-formed garnets in schist from File Lake
(Garnets)

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Free gold in quartz
(San Antonio mine)
(Gold)

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Gypsum rock showing bedding, from Gypsumville
(Gypsum)

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Bluish black, platy molybdenite
(Barren Lake)
(Gold ore suite)

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Specimen of massive nickeline
(Manitoba Museum)
(Arsenide of nickel)

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Pyrite-chalcopyrite ore with minor magnetite (Stall Lake Mine)
(Gold indicator)
(Copper ore)

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Polished slab showing pyrite-pyrrhotite interbanded with dark hematitic gangue material (Ruttan Mine)
(Copper-zinc)

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Pyrrhotite with sphalerite, chalcopyrite and pyrite
(Sherridon mine)
(Zinc-copper ore)

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Serpentenite with minor pyrrhotite (Pipe Mine)
(Nickel-copper ore suite)

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Spodumene from Glenn area
(Lithium ore)

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Flaky green talc
(Manitoba Museum)
(Talc)

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Tantalite or pseudo-ixiolite in quartz-albite rock from Bernic Lake (Pegmatite minerals)

 

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