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Langis Mine (Casey Cobalt ; Casey-Seneca), Casey Township, Cobalt Area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canadai
Regional Level Types
Langis Mine (Casey Cobalt ; Casey-Seneca)Mine (Inactive)
Casey TownshipTownship
Cobalt AreaArea
Cobalt-Gowganda regionRegion
Timiskaming DistrictDistrict
Ontario- not defined -
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 34' 51'' North , 79° 34' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.58111,-79.58056
GeoHash:G#: f0rqtjghn
Locality type:Mine (Inactive) - last checked 2019
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Temiskaming Shores10,442 (2010)14.0km
Saint-Bruno-de-Guigues2,928 (2016)16.9km
Ville-Marie2,831 (2016)29.7km
Englehart1,685 (2008)33.8km


A silver mine in the Cobalt-Gowganda area. The veins in this area are narrow and in minor fractures with little carbonate, but significant silver and arsenides.

HISTORY OF OWNERSHIP:
1906: Casey Cobalt Silver Mining Co. Ltd.
1912-20: Operated by Mining Corp. of Canada.
1946: Mesrs. J.Koza, R. Garcau, R. McAllister & H. Korsan 1948: New Casey Cobalt Sliver Mines. Ltd.
1953-66: Langis Silver and Cobalt Mining Co. Ltd.
As of 1971 all the mines here were owned by Langis Mines Ltd.

Total silver production to the end of 1966 was approx. 9.4 million ounces

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


31 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Alloclasite
Formula: Co1-xFexAsS
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Cobaltpentlandite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena
Formula: PbS
Glaucodot
Formula: (Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Langisite (TL)
Formula: (Co,Ni)As
Type Locality:
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Maucherite
Formula: Ni11As8
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Parkerite
Formula: Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Safflorite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Siegenite
Formula: CoNi2S4
Silver
Formula: Ag
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Alloclasite2.EB.10bCo1-xFexAsS
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Cobaltpentlandite2.BB.15(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Glaucodot2.EB.10c(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Langisite (TL)2.CC.05(Co,Ni)As
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Maucherite2.AB.15Ni11As8
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Parkerite2.BE.20Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Safflorite2.EB.15a(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Siegenite2.DA.05CoNi2S4
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Parkerite2.3.4.1Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Cobaltpentlandite2.7.1.3(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Langisite (TL)2.8.11.9(Co,Ni)As
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Siegenite2.10.1.6CoNi2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Alloclasite2.12.6.2Co1-xFexAsS
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Glaucodot2.12.6.1(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Safflorite2.12.2.11(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Miscellaneous
Maucherite2.16.16.1Ni11As8
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
SSulfur
S ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
S SiegeniteCoNi2S4
S AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CoCobalt
Co Langisite(Co,Ni)As
Co Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Co SiegeniteCoNi2S4
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
Co AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
Co Safflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
NiNickel
Ni ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni SiegeniteCoNi2S4
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni MaucheriteNi11As8
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As Langisite(Co,Ni)As
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
As NickelineNiAs
As AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
As Safflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
As MaucheriteNi11As8
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SbAntimony
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
PbLead
Pb ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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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Silurian
419.2 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3189091
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Earlton Formation

Comments: Temiskaming Outlier

Lithology: Dolostone,limestone; body fossils

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 615890
Huronian Supergroup (2.2 Ga to 2450 Ma); Cobalt Group

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Cobalt Group

Comments: Southern and Superior Province

Lithology: Siltstone, argillite, sandstone, conglomerate

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Petruk, W., Harris, D.C. & Stewart, J.M. (1969): Langisite, a new mineral, and the rare minerals cobalt pentlandite, siegenite, parkerite and bravoite from the Langis mine, Cobalt-Gowganda area, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist 9, 597-616.
Sergiades,A.O. 1968. Silver Cobalt Calcite Vein Deposits of Ontario, ODM, Mineral Resources Circular No.10, 498p


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