Pyrophyllite Mine
Pyrophyllite Mine.
A view of Canada's only producing pyrophyllite mine (Newfoundland Minerals) at Manuels. Note the production benches in the quarry face, development of a new production bench on the quarry floor, and the drill and other mining equipment in operation.

Reproduced by permission of David Liverman, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. From Geological Survey of Newfoundland and Labrador - "Aspects of Mining in Newfoundland and Labrador: Production."
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