Mineral Highlights from the Bancroft Area, Ontario, Canada

  title={Mineral Highlights from the Bancroft Area, Ontario, Canada},
  author={Raymond McDougall},
  journal={Rocks \& Minerals},
  pages={408 - 419}
Ontario, Canada For more than one hundred years, mineral specimens from the Bancroft area, Ontario, Canada, have been added to collections around the world, gracing the display cases of museums and private collectors. Descriptions and photographs of these minerals are often featured in North American mineral literature, and spectacular specimens have been recovered. Some of these are important finds of world-class specimens for the species. Although the days of commercial mining in the Bancroft… 
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  • 1983