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Campbellford, Ontario, Canada

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Note that NEW refers to new or "newer" items added or significantly updated from September 2014 onwards.

SEE the full listing of the Rock of the Month feature!

SEE a list of Meteorite-related Entries!

Classification of Topics Available on this Site

Heading Topics
NEW Welcome Page Turnstone Logo, Summary and Contact Information
Summary Profile; sommaire en français; resumen en español
1-page Summary of Services, Dec. 2015 WHAT WE DO
Contents Page Directory of Contents
--- Central Route to Major Topics
Algonquin Park History by Mary Garland
NEW Introduction to Turnstone A Brief Summary of Turnstone Activities and Products
--- Includes the Following Vignettes:
--- Indian Meteorites - List with Input from MINLIB [updated April 2012]
--- Reflectance Spectra of the Rare Palladium Mineral, Cabriite
--- Textures in Silica from a Mexican Precious-metals Vein Deposit
NEW --- Introduction to the MINLIB Database
NEW --- Graham Wilson - Select Bibliography & Public Presentations
--- Geographic Location of Projects
Technical & Geopolitical Bibliographies & Catalogues
--- Annotated
NEW --- 24 selections from MINLIB database
--- 35 less-technical selections from MINLIB & WORLD
--- a specific list for meteorites from India [updated April 2012]
--- Six Dozen Diverse Links - updated April 2013
--- Citations
--- 25 titles from MINLIB: references for descriptive mineralogy
--- 33 more titles: references for descriptive mineralogy, II
--- Publications & Students of Frank W. Beales
--- Publications of Eugen F. Stumpfl
--- Download some items in pdf format, including:
Turnstone Glossary of Petrographic Terms [127 kb] - update of July 2010
Compact Catalogue of Canadian Meteorites [75 kb] - update of July 2013
Bibliography of Canadian Meteorites [2589 kb] - first released June 2012, with update
Escott Reid, Canadian Diplomat [79 kb]
Site Map This page, a more-detailed listing of currently-available content
Local Information Geology and Natural History, Campbellford area, Northumberland county, Ontario
-- Introductory Notes
NEW --- Bibliography of the District
NEW --- Seymour township bird list
NEW --- Seymour township flora and fauna
--- Crowe Bridge Conservation Area show
---- Introduction to Local Geology
----- Precambrian (Grenville) Shield
----- Paleozoic (Ordovician) Limestones
----- Quaternary Geology
------ News:
------- The Norwood Fireball Event of 06 May 2001
------- The Pennsylvania Fireball Event of 23 July 2001
--------- Links to other Web Sites
Slide Show Lake Superior Geology -- Multi-Audience Slide Show
--- Junior Tour
--- Standard Tour
--- Advanced Tour
Rocks, Minerals, Meteorites and Other Natural and Artificial Curios
1. Cannel Coal An Unusual Carbonaceous Rock
2. Moganite - Silica Revisited?
Brief Notes and Bibliography
3. The "Rock of the Month"with select "Museum Moments" (MM)
2001 --- #1 ---- Apatite & orange calcite from Renfrew County, Grenville province, Ontario
--- #2 ---- Apatite & biotite from the Bancroft area, Grenville province, Ontario
--- #3 ---- Meteorite recognition
--- #4 ---- Cinnabar, mercury ore from Almaden, Spain
--- #5 ---- Violarite, nickel ore from Sudbury, Ontario
--- #6 ---- Opal in Volcanic rock from Honduras
2002 --- #7 ---- Holbrook meteorite (Arizona, U.S.A.)
--- #8 ---- Berthierite, Iron-antimony sulphide from Borneo
--- #9 ---- Charnockite, a deep and meaningful granitoid rock (Baffin Island, Nunavut)
--- #10 --- Stibnite from South Africa
--- #11 --- Fossil bryozoan from southern Ontario
--- #12 --- Banded sphalerite from Nanisivik, Baffin Island, Nunavut
--- #13 --- Gabbro boulder, southern Ontario
--- #14 --- Corundum (ruby & sapphire) from India
--- #15 --- Cabriite (a palladium mineral) from Noril'sk, Russia
--- #16 --- Chert & chalcedony (Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)
--- #17-18 Double take: igneous rocks from Earth & space
2003 --- #19 --- Thallium in nature (Utah, U.S.A.)
--- #20 --- Silver ore, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
--- #21 --- Native gold from California, U.S.A.
NEW --- #22 --- Pyroxmangite (`rhodonite') from Colorado, U.S.A.
--- #23 --- Chert & microfossils (Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)
--- #24 --- Chert provenance (Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)
--- #25 --- Diamonds from Africa
--- #26 --- Diamond and carbonado, Siberia & Africa
--- #27 --- Copper-rich slag, Belleville, Ontario
--- #28 --- Gabbro boulder, Marmora, Ontario
--- #29 --- Shap granite, Lake District, England
--- #30 --- Ross of Mull granite, Scotland
2004 --- #31 --- Allivalite, Rhum, Scotland
--- #32 --- Appinite, Strontian area, Scotland
--- #33 --- Cylindrite from Bolivia
--- #34 --- Flint walls, Essex, England
--- #35 --- Green mica in gold ore, Western Australia
--- #36 --- Pyrite from Navajun, Spain
--- #37 --- Fulgurite from Ontario
--- #38 --- Ice - a mineral!
--- #39 --- A Young plutonic rock from Borneo
--- #40 --- Cobalt-nickel arsenide Ore, Cobalt district, Ontario
--- #41 --- NWA 1463 Winonaite (rare achondrite meteorite), Northwest Africa
--- #42 --- Pyrite from Nanisivik, Baffin Island, Nunavut
2005 --- #43 --- Khondalite from Kerala, south India
--- #44 --- Silicides in fulgurite and ferrosilicon
--- #45 --- Chrysocolla from Wyoming, U.S.A.
--- #46 --- Graphite from the Bushveld of South Africa
--- #47 --- Granitic pegmatite from the Grenville province of S.E. Ontario
--- #48 --- Zinc-lead vein from the Grenville province of S.E. Ontario
--- #49 --- Moorabie L3.8 chondrite, a meteorite from N.S.W., Australia
--- #50 --- Calcic anorthosite, northern Ontario
--- #51 --- Forsterite marble, Scotland
--- #52 --- Titaniferous metagabbro, Norway
--- #53 --- Halleflinta from southwest Wales
--- #54 --- Granite boulders of southeastern Wyoming, U.S.A.
2006 --- #55 --- Tektites from China
--- #56 --- Lamprophyre (intermediate porphyry) from British Columbia
--- #57 --- Pulaskite (syenite) from British Columbia
--- #58 --- Marbles of the Grenville province, S.E. Ontario
--- #59 --- Sphalerite-rich ore, Lake District, N.W. England
--- #60 --- UG-2 chromitite, Bushveld complex, South Africa
--- #61 --- Umangite: selenides from Moravia and Saskatchewan
--- #62 --- Mineralized andesite, Guanajuato, Mexico
--- #63 --- Jasperoid, Jerritt Canyon, Nevada, U.S.A.
--- #64 --- Anthraxolite hydrocarbon, Sudbury, Ontario
--- #65 --- Odegaardite, metagabbro from Norway
--- #66 --- Lepidolite, Harding pegmatite, New Mexico
2007 --- #67 --- Rucklidgeite, rare telluride, N.E. Ontario
--- #68 --- Sulphidic charnockite, Kodaikanal, south India
--- #69 --- Dumortierite from Chile
--- #70 --- Jade from northern British Columbia
--- #71 --- Oxide-rich pegmatite, Grenville province, S.E. Ontario
--- #72 --- Palaeobeach with igneous pebbles, Cuba
--- #73 --- Amethyst, Thunder Bay, N.W. Ontario
--- #74 --- Siltstone cobble, Slate Islands, N.W. Ontario
--- #75 --- Shatter cone, Slate Islands, N.W. Ontario
--- #76 --- Chert from the Crowe valley, S.E. Ontario
--- #77 --- Native gold from Guyana
--- #78 --- Native gold from Timmins, Ontario
2008 --- --- #79 --- Fractured flint from Essex, England
--- #80 --- Pyritic gold ore, Hemlo, Ontario
--- #81 --- Sperrylite, Sudbury, Ontario
--- #81b -- Sperrylite, Sudbury, Ontario (.pdf, 138 kb)
--- #82 --- Slickensides, northwest Ontario
--- #83 --- NWA 869 chondrite meteorite, Morocco
--- #84 --- Concretion, northwest Ontario
--- #85 --- Calcite from Zacatecas, Mexico
--- #86 --- Gibeon iron meteorite, Namibia
--- #87 --- Azurite from Spain
--- #88 --- Banded iron formation, Western Australia
--- #89 --- Brecciated chert, Western Australia
--- #90 --- Scapolite from Quebec
2009 --- --- #91 --- Grenville corundum, east of Bancroft, Ontario
--- #92 --- Orbicular granite, coast of northern Chile
--- #93 --- Campo del Cielo iron meteorite, Argentina
--- #94 --- Agrellite and eudialyte, Kipawa, Quebec
--- #95 --- Green micaceous gold ore, Hemlo, Ontario
--- #96 --- Bournonite from Pulacayo, Bolivia
NEW --- #97 --- Massive sulphide bear & bird folk-art carvings (Sudbury, Ontario)
--- #98 --- Banded iron formation, south India
--- #99 --- Galena, quartz and orpiment, Peru
--- #100 --- Pegmatitic granite from Cornwall, England
--- #101 --- Tourmaline-rich granitic breccia from Cornwall, England
--- #102 --- Perthitic granite pegmatite, Grenville province, Ontario
2010 --- --- #103 --- Amazonite feldspar from Quebec
--- #104 --- Dhofar 485 howardite meteorite, Oman
--- #105 --- Amazonite feldspar from Sidamo, southern Ethiopia
--- #106 --- Native copper and datolite, northern Michigan, U.S.A.
--- #107 --- Apatite and phlogopite, Palabora, South Africa
--- #108 --- Basaltic volcanic bomb, Mount Fuji, Japan
--- #109 --- Crocoite from Tasmania, Australia
--- #110 --- Sea salt (in essence, "synthetic halite") from Essex, England
--- #111 --- Graptolite fossils from Dyfed, Wales
--- #112 --- Brucite ophicalcite (marble) from Skye, Scotland
--- #113 --- Minium from Colorado and Arizona, U.S.A.
--- #114 --- Peperite identified in outcrop in Tigrai, Ethiopia
2011 --- --- #115 --- Chalcopyrite ore, McCreedy West mine, Sudbury, Ontario
--- #116 --- Springwater pallasite meteorite, Saskatchewan
--- #117 --- Bencubbin CBa bencubbinite meteorite, Western Australia
--- #118 --- Gujba CBa bencubbinite meteorite, Nigeria
--- #119 --- NWA 5425 H4 chondrite meteorite, Morocco
--- #120 --- Tourmalinite from Botallack, Cornwall, England
--- #121 --- Putorana metal-rich basalt / pseudometeorite, Siberia
--- #122 --- Calcite, Grenville province, Ontario
--- #123 --- Fulgurite, Grant county, Nebraska, U.S.A.
--- #124 --- Fulgurite, Florence, Arizona, U.S.A.
--- #125 --- Chrome diopside, Russia
--- #126 --- Native silver in vein, Silver Islet, Thunder Bay area, Ontario
2012 --- --- #127 --- Seymchan pallasite / iron meteorite, Siberia
--- #128 --- Chiastolite-muscovite schist pebble, Newfoundland
--- #129 --- Toluca iron meteorite, Mexico
--- #130 --- Basalt, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia
--- #131 --- Vanadinite from Morocco
--- #132 --- Mimetite, cerussite, sphaerocobaltite, Morocco
--- #133 --- Erythrite from Bou Azzer, Morocco
--- #134 --- Apophyllite from northern San Luis Potosi, Mexico (MM01)
--- #135 --- Covert H5 ordinary chondrite meteorite, Kansas, U.S.A.
--- #136 --- Allende CV3 carbonaceous chondrite meteorite, Mexico
--- #137 --- Stibnite, antimony ore from Romania (MM04)
--- #138 --- Eudialyte syenite from Kipawa, Quebec (MM02)
2013 --- --- #139 --- Fossil "surprise" cephalopods from Nepal
--- #140 --- Blue John fluorite, Derbyshire, England (MM03)
--- #141 --- Fossiliferous basalt (no, really!) from Iceland
--- #142 --- Zeolites and apophyllite from Pune (Poona), Maharashtra, India
--- #143 --- Native "float copper" from Houghton county, Michigan, U.S.A. (MM05)
--- #144 --- Keweenawan peridotite of the Midcontinent Rift, Eagle project, Michigan, U.S.A.
--- #145 --- NWA 1242 mesosiderite, a stony-iron meteorite, Libya
--- #146 --- Chelyabinsk LL5 brecciated ordinary chondrite meteorite, Russia
--- #147 --- Andesite lava from Poas volcano, at Bosque de Paz, Costa Rica
--- #148 --- Silica-flooded sulphidic ore, Mineral de Pozos, Guanajuato, Mexico
--- #149 --- Grenville metagabbro from Cordova (gold) Mines, Ontario
--- #150 --- Coronitic Grenville metagabbro, Muskoka district, Ontario
2014 --- --- #151 --- Gebel Kamil nickel-rich iron meteorite, Egypt
--- #152 --- Quartz-wolframite vein (tin-tungsten ore) in greisen, Cligga Head, Cornwall, England
--- #153 --- Gold skarn with arsenopyrite, Osoyoos, southern Okanagan, British Columbia
--- #154 --- Classification of an NWA (Northwest Africa) "black chondrite" meteorite
--- #155 --- Dunitic mantle xenolith from Mount Leura, western Victoria, Australia
--- #156 --- Historic "soccer ball" tektite from the Philippines
--- #157 --- Manganese ores, Kalahari manganese field, South Africa
--- #158 --- Gold-silver tellurides, Colorado, U.S.A., I
NEW --- #159 --- Lapilli tuff / cherty sediment of Sudbury impact event, central Ontario
NEW --- #160 --- Porphyry (volcanic tuff), ornamental stone, Dyfed, southwest Wales
NEW --- #161 --- Gold-silver tellurides, Colorado, U.S.A., II
NEW --- #162 --- NWA 5731, LL3.2 chondrite meteorite, Morocco
2015 --- NEW --- #163 --- Mesozoic ammonite fossil, Madagascar
NEW --- #164 --- Botryoidal hematite, iron oxide from Bou Azzer, Morocco
NEW --- #165 --- Sand-infused gypsum "rose", Aransas Pass, Texas, U.S.A.
NEW --- #166 --- Unusual amphibole from the Grenville province, Ontario
NEW --- #167 --- Titanite (sphene) from the Grenville province, Ontario
NEW --- #168 --- Echinodermata in lithographic stone, Solnhofen, Bavaria, Germany
NEW --- #169 --- Biotite Leucogranite as Decorative Stone
NEW --- #170 --- NWA 6136 CO3 carbonaceous chondrite meteorite, Morocco
NEW --- #171 --- Copper-germanium ore, Tsumeb, Namibia
NEW --- #172 --- Pyrite sun (concretion), Illinois, U.S.A.
NEW --- #173 --- Maslyanino iron meteorite with silicate inclusions, Russia
NEW --- #174 --- Quartzite from Quandary Peak, Colorado, U.S.A.
2016 --- NEW --- #175 --- "Zebra rock", a lead-zinc-silver ore from Colorado, U.S.A. [+ state index]
NEW --- #176 --- Slag from the Durango mining district, Colorado, U.S.A.
NEW --- #177 --- Native osmium from the Urals of Russia
NEW --- #178 --- Porphyritic metabasite from China [+ China index]
NEW --- #179 --- Textures in a rapakivi granite, Beijing, China
NEW --- #180 --- Arsenic sulphides, realgar and orpiment, from China
NEW --- #181 --- Traumatocrinus, exceptional crinoid fossil from China
NEW --- #182 --- Pyrolusite dendrites in the Atacama desert, Chile
NEW --- #183 --- The bivalve Glycimeris in the Pliocene Red Crag of Essex, England
NEW --- #184 --- Breithauptite, nickel antimonide, from Cobalt, Ontario
NEW --- #185--- Trilobite from Morocco, north Africa
NEW --- #186--- Prismatic beryl from China
2017 --- NEW --- #187 --- Burrow, a trace fossil from the Lower Chalk of Norfolk, England
NEW --- #188 --- NWA 10637, NWA 6292 and NWA 5363 brachinite(-like) achondrite meteorites
NEW --- #189 --- Gastropods old and new
NEW --- #190 --- Massive copper-PGE ore, Broken Hammer deposit, Sudbury, Ontario
NEW --- #191 --- Keweenawan Mellen gabbro / gabbroic anorthosite, northern Wisconsin, U.S.A.
NEW --- #192 --- Nickel smelter slag, Sudbury, Ontario
NEW --- #193 --- Agoudal IIAB iron meteorite, Morocco
NEW --- #194 --- Mount Dooling IC iron meteorite, W.Australia
NEW --- #195 --- Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia
NEW --- #196 --- Galena, Madan ore field, Bulgaria
NEW --- #197 --- Lodranite NWA 11129, an achondrite meteorite, Morocco
--- COMING SHORTLY:
NEW --- #198 --- Fluorescent zinc ore, New Jersey, U.S.A.
2018 --- NEW --- #199 --- Wavellite or other phosphate, UK?
NEW --- #200 --- Tourmaline, UK?
--- Economic geology: the underpinnings of modern society
--- Rock of the Month Feature, now with 197 linked entries, 2001-2017
NEW --- See also the Rock of the Month Thematic Index
--- Some additional possibilities for 2018 and beyond ---
--- Click here and see below:
-- 1. Scapolite in Grenville metagabbro, Chenaux, Quebec
-- 2. Bleasdell Boulder, giant erratic of silicated marble, southeast Ontario
-- 3. Graphite, Grenville province, southeast Ontario
-- 4. Loellingite (löllingite), Broken Hill, N.S.W., Australia
-- 5. Iron ore, northern Minnesota, U.S.A.
-- 6. Nickel-copper-PGE ore, northern Minnesota, U.S.A.
-- 7. Epidote
- 8. Garnet
- 9. Olivine
- 10. Kimberlite
- 11. Lamproite
- 12. Fossil echinoid
- 13. Fossil brachiopod
- 14. Gypsum beds, Atacama desert, Chile (as 182)
Turnstone's Links Links to Scientific and News Web Sites Worldwide


Classification of Topics Available on this Site
AGID CANADA Book and Journal Donation Program (project now ended)
Archives - Welcome Page
-- Introduction to the Program
--- Latest News Updates
--- #1 Mongolia, June 2002
--- #2 Progress, Summer 2002
--- #3 Progress, Early 2003
--- #4 Progress, Autumn 2003
--- #5 Progress, April 2004
--- #6 Progress, October 2004
--- #7 Ethiopia, May 2005
--- #8 Mongolia, September 2006
--- #9 Nigeria, March 2008
NOTE --- #10Uganda, October 2008
--- #11Texas and Africa, update to December 2010
Project now ended --- #12Formal dissolution almost complete, July 2013
Project now ended --- #13Postscript, February 2014
--- Tour of the Warehouse Operation, and Current Status
---- Index to 36-part Book Catalogue, and List of Journals
---- 36 Thematic, Alphabetical Book Listings
----- Capsule Information, Global Scope

Document last revised 04 November 2017


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