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Campbellford, Ontario, Canada

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Heading Topics
Welcome Page NEW Turnstone Logo, Summary and Contact Information
Summary Profile; sommaire en français; resumen en español
1-page Summary of Services, May 2020 NEW WHAT WE DO
Contents Page Directory of Contents
--- Central Route to Major Topics
BOOK: Algonquin Park History by Mary Garland, 2015
BOOK: "Four Billion Years and Counting: Canada's Geological Heritage"
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
--- Introduction to the MINLIB Database
--- Graham Wilson - Select Bibliography & Public Presentations
--- Geographic Location of Projects
Technical & Geopolitical Bibliographies & Catalogues
--- Annotated
--- 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 Oct. 2018
--- 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 January 2015
Compact Catalogue of Canadian Meteorites [75 kb] - update of March 2017
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
--- Bibliography of the District
--- Seymour township bird list
--- 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 NEW --- #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.
--- #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
NEW --- #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 NEW --- #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
NEW --- #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
--- #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 Tregonning-Godolphin stock, Cornwall, England
--- #101 --- Tourmaline-rich granitic breccia from Wheal Remfry, 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 --- NEW --- #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
NEW --- #153 --- Gold skarn with arsenopyrite, Osoyoos, southern Okanagan, British Columbia
--- #154 --- Classification of an NWA (Northwest Africa) "black chondrite" meteorite (NWA 12807)
--- #155 --- Dunitic mantle xenolith from Mount Leura, western Victoria, Australia
NEW --- #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
--- #159 --- Lapilli tuff / cherty sediment of Sudbury impact event, central Ontario
--- #160 --- Porphyry (volcanic tuff), ornamental stone, Dyfed, southwest Wales
--- #161 --- Gold-silver tellurides, Colorado, U.S.A., II
--- #162 --- NWA 5731, LL3.2 chondrite meteorite, Morocco
2015 --- --- #163 --- Mesozoic ammonite fossil, Madagascar
--- #164 --- Botryoidal hematite, iron oxide from Bou Azzer, Morocco
--- #165 --- Sand-infused gypsum "rose", Aransas Pass, Texas, U.S.A.
--- #166 --- Unusual amphibole from the Grenville province, Ontario
--- #167 --- Titanite (sphene) from the Grenville province, Ontario
--- #168 --- Echinodermata in lithographic stone, Solnhofen, Bavaria, Germany
--- #169 --- Biotite Leucogranite as Decorative Stone
--- #170 --- NWA 6136 CO3 carbonaceous chondrite meteorite, Morocco
--- #171 --- Copper-germanium ore, Tsumeb, Namibia
--- #172 --- Pyrite sun (concretion), Illinois, U.S.A.
--- #173 --- Maslyanino iron meteorite with silicate inclusions, Russia
--- #174 --- Quartzite from Quandary Peak, Colorado, U.S.A.
2016 --- --- #175 --- "Zebra rock", a lead-zinc-silver ore from Colorado, U.S.A. [+ state index]
--- #176 --- Slag from the Durango mining district, Colorado, U.S.A.
--- #177 --- Native osmium from the Urals of Russia
--- #178 --- Porphyritic metabasite from China
--- #179 --- Textures in a rapakivi granite, Beijing, China
--- #180 --- Arsenic sulphides, realgar and orpiment, from China
--- #181 --- Traumatocrinus, exceptional crinoid fossil from China
--- #182 --- Pyrolusite dendrites in the Atacama desert, Chile
--- #183 --- The bivalve Glycimeris in the Pliocene Red Crag of Essex, England
--- #184 --- Breithauptite, nickel antimonide, from Cobalt, Ontario
--- #185--- Trilobite from Morocco, north Africa
--- #186 --- Prismatic beryl from China
2017 --- --- #187 --- Burrow, a trace fossil from the Lower Chalk of Norfolk, England
--- #188 --- NWA 10637, NWA 6292 and NWA 5363 brachinite(-like) achondrite meteorites
--- #189 --- Gastropods old and new
--- #190 --- Massive copper-PGE ore, Broken Hammer deposit, Sudbury, Ontario
--- #191 --- Keweenawan Mellen gabbro / gabbroic anorthosite, northern Wisconsin, U.S.A.
--- #192 --- Nickel smelter slag, Sudbury, Ontario
NEW --- #193 --- Agoudal IIAB iron meteorite, Morocco
--- #194 --- Mount Dooling IC iron meteorite, W.Australia
--- #195 --- Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia
--- #196 --- Galena, Madan ore field, Bulgaria
--- #197 --- Lodranite NWA 11129, an achondrite meteorite, Morocco
--- #198 --- Fluorescent zinc ore, New Jersey, U.S.A.
2018 ---NEW --- #199 --- Wavellite from north Devon, England
--- #200 --- Galena crystal habits, Viburnum Trend, Missouri and Keno Hill, Yukon
NEW --- #201 --- Mesosaurus, fossil reptile and mascot for Gondwanaland
--- #202 --- Tourmaline and lepidolite from southern California, U.S.A.
--- #203 --- Qingtian stone, superb lapidary material from China
--- #204 --- Marble, York River zone, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
--- #205 --- Chromitite, Luobusa ophiolite, southern Tibet
--- #206 --- Quartz as semi-precious stone
--- #207 --- Massive jade as decorative piece
--- #208 --- Shelly limestone, southeast Ontario
--- #209 --- Rich cassiterite tin ore, Cornwall, England
--- #210 --- Serpentinized mantle peridotite, Gros Morne, western Newfoundland (MM06)
2019 --- NEW --- #211 --- Tyndall Stone, bioturbated Ordovician limestone from southern Manitoba
NEW --- #212 --- The Oldest Rock: Acasta gneiss, Northwest Territories, Canada
NEW --- #213 --- Giant lapilli and breccias from Sudbury impact event, Thunder Bay and Sudbury, Ontario
NEW --- #214 --- Galena crystal habits, Peru and Bulgaria
NEW --- #215 --- Sphalerite zinc ores, Long Lake, S.E. Ontario & Balmat, New York
NEW --- #216 --- Saricicek howardite (Vestan achondrite) meteorite breccia
NEW --- #217 --- Peridotite mantle xenoliths in basalt, North China craton, Hebei, China
NEW --- #218 --- Echinoid fossils from the Eocene of Florida, U.S.A.
NEW --- #219 --- Proterozoic tempestite, dolomite from Tianjin, China
NEW --- #220 --- South African chromites (Bushveld UG-2 chromitite, II)
NEW --- #221 --- Native iron from Russia, II
NEW --- #222 --- Diamond indicator minerals, kimberlite from northern Michigan, U.S.A.
2020 --- NEW --- #223 --- Ireland 1. Early Irish goldsmithing tools
NEW --- #224 --- Ireland 2. Irish stone tools made of jadeitite from Italy
NEW --- #225 --- Ireland 3. Extensional quartz veins, Cork and Kerry
NEW --- #226 --- Camerina, Eocene fossil nummulite foraminiferan, Java, Indonesia
NEW --- #227 --- Gao-Guenie H5 meteorite shower, Burkina Faso, and micrometeorites
NEW --- #228 --- Orange barite from Jiangxi province, China [+ Latest China index]
NEW --- #229 --- Keichousaurus hui, Triassic reptile, China (MM07) [+ Latest China index]
NEW - AUGUST 2020 --- #230 --- Mica-rich pegmatitic leucogranite, Quetico subprovince, northwest Ontario
--- COMING SHORTLY:
--- Economic geology: the underpinnings of modern society
--- Rock of the Month Feature, now with 230 linked entries, 19 years, 2001-2020
NEW --- See also the Rock of the Month Thematic Index
--- We've reached: ROM No.160 --- and now ROM No. 200! --- Possible future items include:
-- A. Munro Township komatiite, near Timmins, Ontario
-- B. Crichtonsaurus, ankylosaur, China
-- C. Sandor ultramafic lamprophyre near Wawa, Ontario
-- D. Glanochthon, Permian amphibian, Germany
-- E. Green carbonate gold ore, Kerr-Addison mine, Virginiatown, Ontario
-- F. Volcanic rock, Pico de Orizaba, Mexico
-- G. Gypsum beds, Atacama desert, Chile (as 182)
-- H. Ore from central Mexico
-- I. Volcanic rock, Popocatepetl, Mexico
-- J. Bleasdell Boulder, giant erratic of silicated marble, southeast Ontario
-- K. Garnet skarn, Rossland, B.C.
-- L. Banded iron formation, Carshaw gold mine, near Timmins, Ontario
-- M. Pt-Pd ore, Stillwater complex, Montana, USA
-- N. Chlorite (ripidolite), "low-key" sheet silicate
-- O. Zebra rock, Nanisivik mine, Baffin Island, Nunavut
-- P. Scapolite in Grenville metagabbro, Chenaux, Quebec
-- Q. Fossil brachiopod
-- R. Graphite, Grenville province, southeast Ontario
-- S. Loellingite (löllingite), Broken Hill, N.S.W., Australia
-- T. Iron ore, northern Minnesota, U.S.A.
-- U. Nickel-copper-PGE ore, northern Minnesota, U.S.A.
-- V. Epidote
-- W. Garnet
-- X. Olivine
-- Y. Lamproite
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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 30 July 2020


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