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Sample descriptions, Tanco pegmatite, Manitoba, Canada

The abbreviation   SQI or SQUI  refers to   "Spodumene Quartz Intergrowth"   a common occurrence at Tanco, often used in mapping to define zones.

=======  Samples from surface dumps near the mill   ==========

H1016 Sample# 1372A Canada 96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200
    Tanco, manitoba pegmatite dumps
    Clean milky white qtz, slightly translucent

H1017 Sample# 1372B Canada 96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200
    Tanco, manitoba pegmatite dumps
    Clean milky white qtz, slightly translucent

H1018 Sample# 1372C Canada 96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200
    Tanco, manitoba pegmatite dumps    
    Clean milky white qtz

H1019 Sample# 1372D Canada 96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200
    Tanco, manitoba pegmatite dumps
    Clean milky white qtz

H1020 Sample# 1372E Canada 96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200
    Tanco, manitoba pegmatite dumps
    Clean milky white qtz, slightly pink

H1021 Sample# 1373A Canada 96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200
    Tanco, manitoba pegmatite dumps
    milky white qtz, semi translucent

H1022 Sample# 1373B Canada 96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200
    Tanco, manitoba pegmatite dumps
    milky white qtz, semi translucent

H1023 Sample# 1373C Canada 96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200
    Tanco, manitoba pegmatite dumps
     milky white qtz, semi translucent

H1024 Sample# 1373D Canada 96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200
    Tanco, manitoba pegmatite dumps
    milky white qtz, semi translucent

H1026 Sample# 1373E Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, pegmatite
    Milky white qtz, semi translucent much more clear qtz in this sample

H1027 Sample# 1373F Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, pegmatite
    Milky white qtz, semi translucent

H1028 Sample# 1373G Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, pegmatite
    Milky white qtz, semi translucent

H1029 Sample# 1373H Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, pegmatite
    Milky white qtz, semi translucent

H1030 Sample# 1373I Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, pegmatite
    Milky white qtz, semi translucent

H1031 Sample# 1373J Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, pegmatite
    Milky white qtz, semi translucent

H1032 Sample# 1373K Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, pegmatite
    Milky white qtz.

H1033 Sample# 1373L Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, pegmatite
    Milky white qtz.

H1034 Sample# 1373M Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, pegmatite
    pale gy, semi translucent qtz

H1035 Sample# 1373N Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, pegmatite
    pale gy, semi translucent qtz

H1036 Sample# 1374A Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, brownish quartz and coexisting feldspars
    pale bn semi translucent qtzz

H1037 Sample# 1374B Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, brownish quartz and coexisting feldspars
    pale bn semi translucent qtz

H1038 Sample# 1374C Can96/Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Tanco dumps, brownish quartz and coexisting feldspars
    pale bn semi translucent qtz

H1082 Sample# 1374D Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Pl bn semi-transl quartz associated with feldspar
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1083 Sample# 1374E Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Pl bn semi-transl quartz associated with feldspar
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1084 Sample# 1374F Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Pl bn semi-transl quartz associated with feldspar
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1085 Sample# 1374G Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Pl bn and grey semi-transl quartz associated with feldspar
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1086 Sample# 1374H Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Pl bn and grey semi-transl quartz associated with feldspar
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1087 Sample# 1374I Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Pl bn semi-transl quartz coexisting with mica
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1088 Sample# 1374J Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Pl bn semi-transl quartz coexisting with abundant mica
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1089 Sample# 1374K Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Pinkish coarse crystalline feldspar
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1090 Sample# 1374L Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Pl greenish felds, qtz mica intergrowths
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1091 Sample# 1375A Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Feldspars. pinkish, coarse crystalline
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1092 Sample# 1375B Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Feldspars. pinkish with grey tinge, coarse crystalline
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1093 Sample# 1375C Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Feldspars. pinkish with grey tinge, coarse crystalline
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1094 Sample# 1375D Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Feldspars. pinkish with grey tinge, coarse crystalline
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

H1095 Sample# 1375E Tanco Can96 0.5g -420+200u
    Feldspars. pinkish with grey tinge, coarse crystalline
    Dumps at tanco mine-mill

======  Underground samples =========

H1758 Sample# 1379A Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 11 intermediate/Wall Adjacent to amphibolite xenolith
    transl. coarse smoky quartz

H1759 Sample# 1379B Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Feldspar Underground: Stop 11 intermediate/Wall Adjacent to amphibolite xenolith
    coarse off-white feldspar

H1760 Sample# 1379C Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 11 intermediate/Wall Adjacent to amphibolite xenolith
    transl coarse smoky qz, adjacent to feldspar & prismatic tantalite/toumaline?

H1761 Sample# 1380A Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 9 Qtz and sacharoidal albitite
    transl coarse smoky qz

H1762 Sample# 1380B Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 9 Qtz and sacharoidal albitite
    coarse semi translucent white qz

H1763 Sample# 1380C Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u albite
    Underground: Stop 9 Qtz and sacharoidal albitite
    fine saccharoidal white albitite

H1764 Sample# 1380D Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    albite & quartz Underground: Stop 9 Qtz and sacharoidal albitite
    coarse white quartz & albite

H1783 Sample# 1381A Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 8 footwall of pegmatite: wall zone : coarse megacrysts
    Very coarse transl. white qz

H1784 Sample# 1381B Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 8 footwall of pegmatite: wall zone : coarse megacrysts
    Very coarse gy/wh feldspar

H1785 Sample# 1382A Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 7 cleaned quartz site - core zone
    Very coarse grain translucent qz

H1786 Sample# 1382B Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 7 cleaned quartz site - core zone
    Very coarse grain semi translucent white qz

H1787 Sample# 1382C Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 7 cleaned quartz site - core zone
    Very coarse grain semi translucent white qz

H1788 Sample# 1382D Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 7 cleaned quartz site - core zone
    Very coarse grain semi translucent white qz

H1789 Sample# 1383A Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 6 SQI zone : qtz beside amblygonite core zone
    Very coarse grain semi translucent dark grey qz

H1790 Sample# 1383B Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 6 SQI zone : qtz beside amblygonite core zone
    Very coarse grain semi translucent white qz

H1791 Sample# 1383C Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 6 SQI zone : qtz beside amblygonite core zone
    Very coarse grain semi translucent white qz

H1792 Sample# 1383D Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 6 SQI zone : qtz beside amblygonite core zone
    Very coarse grain semi translucent white qz

H1793 Sample# 1384A Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 4 Upper intermediate zone, V. Large K-feldspar megacrysts and SQi
    Very coarse grain semi translucent white qz

H1794 Sample# 1384B Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 4 Upper intermediate zone, V. Large K-feldspar megacrysts and SQi
    coarse semi translucent smoky blue-grey qz

H1795 Sample# 1384C Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 4 Upper intermediate zone, V. Large K-feldspar megacrysts and SQi
    Very coarse grey feldspar

H1796 Sample# 1384D Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 4 Upper intermediate zone, V. Large K-feldspar megacrysts and SQi
    Very coarse grey feldspar

H1797 Sample# 1385 Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 2 Pollucite
    coarse white pollucite

H1798 Sample# 1386A Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 1 high grade pollucite zone, quartz samples
    Very coarse semi transl. white qz

H1799 Sample# 1386B Can96 Tanco 0.5g -420+200u
    Underground: Stop 1 high grade pollucite zone, quartz samples
    Very coarse semi transl. white qz