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Group Breakdown

     Let's have a look at how the mineral species of Mont Saint-Hilaire are divided amongst the different groups. The silicate group is by far the most prevalent, here you will find the break down of all groups:

Elements

5

1,36%

Sulfides & sulfosalts

24

6,54%

sulfides

22

5,99%

sulfosalts

2

0,54%

Halogenides

7

1,91%

Oxides

28

7,63%

Carbonates & borates

57

15,53%

carbonates

57

15,53%

borates

0

0%

Sulfates, chromates, molybdates & tungstates

20

5,45%

sulfates

18

4,90%

chromates

0

0%

molybdates

1

0.27%

tungstates

1

0.27%

Phosphates, arsenates & vanadates

23

6,27%

phosphates

23

6,27%

arsenates

0

0%

vanadates

0

0%

Silicates

203

55,31%

nesosilicates

18

4,90%

sorosilicates

18

4,90%

unclassified silicates

3

0,82%

cyclosilicates

35

9,54%

inosilicates

39

10,63%

phyllosilicates

47

12,81%

tectosilicates

43

11,72%