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East Mine (East Falconbridge Mine), Falconbridge Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 34' 58'' North , 80° 46' 47'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.58278,-80.77972
Other regions containing this locality:Sudbury Complex (Sudbury irruptive; Sudbury nickel irruptive), Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada


Ref.: Mining Annual Review(1985):308. A nickel mine in the Sudbury nickel irruptive. Owned by Falconbridge.

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Geochronology

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Precambrian
 Proterozoic
  Paleoproterozoic
   Orosirian
ⓘ Sudbury impact1850 ± 3 MaSudbury Complex (Sudbury irruptive; Sudbury nickel irruptive), Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma
Huronian Supergroup (2.2 Ga to 2450 Ma); Elliot Lake Group; McKim Formation

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Huronian Supergroup (2.2 Ga to 2450 Ma); Elliot Lake Group; McKim Formation

Comments: Southern and Superior Province

Lithology: Siltstone, wacke, argillite

Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1. [1]

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References

Ames,D.E.,Kjarsgaard,I.M.,Douma,S.L. 2003, Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787

 
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