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The minerals of Nova Scotia

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Published by Commissioner of Public Works and Mines in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Edwin Gilpin
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 48976, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 48976
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (12 fr.).
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24649078M
ISBN 100665489765


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As of Friday Nov 5, the official provincial mineral for Nova Scotia is stilbite and the gemstone is agate.

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Province of Nova Scotia. Updated:   Nova Scotia’s Department of Tourism, Culture & Heritage created a brochure titled “Nova Scotia Rocks: Explore Our Geology” which details over 40 geologically significant regions found throughout the Province of Nova Scotia.

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Introduction ; The Mineral Resources Act; Lands Not Open for Collecting ; Ask Permission First ; Guidelines for the Collector ; Keep Your Hobby Safe ; Contact Information. Nova Scotia - Collecting Minerals on the Bay of Fundy. I have visited the Bay of Fundy area many times in the past few years, mostly together with my friend and collecting partner Raymond McDougall.

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Gorobets and Alexandre A. Rogojine, Moscow,but I have not seen this book. It would be interesting to look at the fluorescence of the Chester material in the spectral domain. I'm not aware of other fluorescing quartz from Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia’s amazing geological history and constant tidal action means the province is a fantastic place to hunt for rocks and fossils.

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