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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

O - Pegmatite

(Example Deposits)

BC Profile # Deposit Type Approximate Synonyms USGS Model #
O01 Rare element pegmatite - LCT family Zoned pegmatite (Lithium-Cesium-Tantalum) 13a*,b*
O02 Rare element pegmatite - NYF family Niobium-Yttrium-Fluorine pegmatite - -
O03 Muscovite pegmatite Mica-bearing pegmatite 13f*
 O04* Feldspar-quartz pegmatite Barren pegmatite IM13g*,e*


*  Note:  All BC deposit profile #s with an asterisk have no completed deposit profile.  USGS deposit model #s with an asterisk had no published model in the late 1990s
 


Examples of Pegmatite Deposits

BC Profile # Global Examples B.C. Examples
O01 Bikita Field (Zimbabwe), Blackhills (South Dakota) - -
O02 South Platte district (Colorado), Bancroft (Ontario) - -
O03 Rajahstan (India), Appalachian Province (USA) - -
 O04* Buckingham (Québec) - -