|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° 57' 43'' North , 80° 2' 13'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||46.96222,-80.03722|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
|Other/historical names associated with this locality:||Timagami Mine|
On Temagami Island, in Lake Temagami (Timagami Lake; Tamagaming)
A copper mine in a sulfide ore body. Produced $34,000,000 Canadian in copper. The mine is now flooded and closed 1972. Owned by Copperfields Mining Co.
An unnamed Pd/Hg/Ag telluride phase is associated with temagamite.
29 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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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2300 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Cobalt Group
Comments: Southern Province
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. 
|Neoarchean - Mesoarchean|
2500 - 3200 Ma
|Mafic to intermediate metavolcanic rocks|
Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)
Comments: Superior Province
Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1.