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- n. A mixed iron, magnesium, and manganese silicate mineral of metamorphic origin, with the chemical formula (Fe2+,Mg,Mn)2Al4Si2O10(OH)4.
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- n. A member of the chlorite group of minerals, of a dark-gray to green or black color.
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The gold, in particles hardly visible to the eye, is in a sandy matrix and is associated with chloritoid, sericite, calcite, graphite, and other minerals.
Extensive Mg and Fe alteration assemblages (chloritoid, chlorite and Fe-carbonate) typical of proximal VMS alteration were cut in footwall rocks at the western of the three showings.
Features present on the Lynx property that are typically associated with VMS systems consists of chloritic stringer, kyanite and chloritoid alteration and sodium depletion.