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El Bonanza Mine, Port Radium District, Great Bear Lake, Mackenzie District, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Silver
El Bonanza Mine, Port Radium District, Great Bear Lake, Mackenzie District, Northwest Territories, Canada

Photo: 2002 John H. Betts
Latitude: 66°0'15"N
Longitude: 118°4'25"W
 
 
Rod Tyson found this locality. Rod tried to tell the mining company how rich it was but they knew better and told him to take it all. So he did!!! However that good fortune was attenuated when he arrived in Tucson with a room full of El Bonanza Silvers, the same year that Batopilas flooded the market at Tucson!!! (RWMW)

Mineral List

Calcite
Fluorite
'Pyrosmalite'
Pyrosmalite-(Mn)
Quartz
Silver


6 entries listed. 5 valid minerals.

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References

Rod Tyson, The Port Radium District, Northwest Territories, Canada Mineralogical Record (1989) vol.20. #3, pp 201-208 .

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