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Nipissing 401, Coleman Township, Cobalt area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
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Nipissing 401, Coleman Township, Cobalt area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

Photo: Maggie Wilson
Latitude: 47°23'36"N
Longitude: 79°40'39"W
 
 
Discovered in 1904 the property was mined by Nipissing Mines Co. with most of the mining taking place before 1925. The property was developed by three shafts the deepest being 685ft. There were numerous veins on the property with the richest being vein #26. That vein produced 1,500,000 oz. of silver. Total production for the property was approx. 7 million oz. The mine shut down completely in 1956.

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Silver


1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.

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References

Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, GSC. Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p.

Ontario Dept. of Mines, 1968, MRC No.10, Silver Cobalt Calcite Vein Deposits of Ontario, by A.O.Sergiades

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