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McCreedy West Mine (Levack West Mine), Levack Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 38' 10'' North , 81° 23' 60'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.63611,-81.40000
GeoHash:G#: f0q179y74
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cartier302 (2013)13.5km
Rayside-Balfour16,050 (2013)15.0km
Chelmsford500 (2010)16.4km
Greater Sudbury157,857 (2014)35.3km


Operated by Inco from 1970 to 1998.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Sudbury Complex (Sudbury irruptive; Sudbury nickel irruptive), Sudbury District, Ontario, CanadaComplex

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


34 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Argentopentlandite
Formula: Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Aksel Österlöf collection (found 1981); Econ Geol (1994) 89:647-655; Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787; Kjarsgaard, I. M., & Ames, D. E. (2010, June). Ore mineralogy of Cu-Ni-PGE deposits in the North Range footwall environment, Sudbury, Canada. In 11th international platinum symposium, program abstracts, Ontario Geological Survey, miscellaneous release-data (Vol. 269).
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Kjarsgaard, I. M., & Ames, D. E. (2010, June). Ore mineralogy of Cu-Ni-PGE deposits in the North Range footwall environment, Sudbury, Canada. In 11th international platinum symposium, program abstracts, Ontario Geological Survey, miscellaneous release-data (Vol. 269).
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Kjarsgaard, I. M., & Ames, D. E. (2010, June). Ore mineralogy of Cu-Ni-PGE deposits in the North Range footwall environment, Sudbury, Canada. In 11th international platinum symposium, program abstracts, Ontario Geological Survey, miscellaneous release-data (Vol. 269).
Froodite
Formula: α-PdBi2
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Geffroyite
Formula: (Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Description: Sulfur rich
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787; Kjarsgaard, I. M., & Ames, D. E. (2010, June). Ore mineralogy of Cu-Ni-PGE deposits in the North Range footwall environment, Sudbury, Canada. In 11th international platinum symposium, program abstracts, Ontario Geological Survey, miscellaneous release-data (Vol. 269).
Hauchecornite
Formula: Ni9BiSbS8
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Reference: Hoffman, E.L., Naldrett, A.J., Alcock, R.A., and Hancock, R.G.V. (1979) The noble metal content of ore in the Levack West and Little Stobie mines, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 17: 437-452.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Aksel Österlöf collection (found 1981); Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Maslovite
Formula: PtBiTe
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787; Kjarsgaard, I. M., & Ames, D. E. (2010, June). Ore mineralogy of Cu-Ni-PGE deposits in the North Range footwall environment, Sudbury, Canada. In 11th international platinum symposium, program abstracts, Ontario Geological Survey, miscellaneous release-data (Vol. 269).
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787; Kjarsgaard, I. M., & Ames, D. E. (2010, June). Ore mineralogy of Cu-Ni-PGE deposits in the North Range footwall environment, Sudbury, Canada. In 11th international platinum symposium, program abstracts, Ontario Geological Survey, miscellaneous release-data (Vol. 269).
Michenerite
Formula: PdBiTe
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787; Kjarsgaard, I. M., & Ames, D. E. (2010, June). Ore mineralogy of Cu-Ni-PGE deposits in the North Range footwall environment, Sudbury, Canada. In 11th international platinum symposium, program abstracts, Ontario Geological Survey, miscellaneous release-data (Vol. 269).
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Aksel Österlöf collection (found 1981); Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787; Kjarsgaard, I. M., & Ames, D. E. (2010, June). Ore mineralogy of Cu-Ni-PGE deposits in the North Range footwall environment, Sudbury, Canada. In 11th international platinum symposium, program abstracts, Ontario Geological Survey, miscellaneous release-data (Vol. 269).
Parkerite
Formula: Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Aksel Österlöf collection (found 1981); Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Econ Geol (1994) 89:647-655
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Sopcheite
Formula: Ag4Pd3Te4
Reference: Hoffman, E.L., Naldrett, A.J., Alcock, R.A., and Hancock, R.G.V. (1979) The noble metal content of ore in the Levack West and Little Stobie mines, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 17: 437-452.
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Hoffman, E.L., Naldrett, A.J., Alcock, R.A., and Hancock, R.G.V. (1979) The noble metal content of ore in the Levack West and Little Stobie mines, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 17: 437-452.
Tsumoite
Formula: BiTe
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
'Wehrlite (of Kobell)'
Reference: Hoffman, E.L., Naldrett, A.J., Alcock, R.A., and Hancock, R.G.V. (1979) The noble metal content of ore in the Levack West and Little Stobie mines, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 17: 437-452.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Argentopentlandite2.BB.15Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Froodite2.AC.45aα-PdBi2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Geffroyite2.BB.15(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Hauchecornite2.BB.10Ni9BiSbS8
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Kotulskite2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
Maslovite2.EB.25PtBiTe
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Michenerite2.EB.25PdBiTe
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Moncheite2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Parkerite2.BE.20Ni3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sopcheite2.BC.55Ag4Pd3Te4
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Tsumoite2.DC.05BiTe
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Wehrlite (of Kobell)'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
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
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Argentopentlandite2.7.1.2Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Geffroyite2.7.1.6(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Tsumoite2.8.20.1BiTe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Froodite2.12.15.1α-PdBi2
Maslovite2.12.3.12PtBiTe
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Michenerite2.12.3.11PdBiTe
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Miscellaneous
Sopcheite2.16.10.1Ag4Pd3Te4
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Hauchecornite3.2.5.1Ni9BiSbS8
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)
'Wehrlite (of Kobell)'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S MilleriteNiS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ArgentopentlanditeAg(Fe,Ni)8S8
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S GalenaPbS
S HauchecorniteNi9BiSbS8
S ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe ArgentopentlanditeAg(Fe,Ni)8S8
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Fe Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni ArgentopentlanditeAg(Fe,Ni)8S8
Ni HauchecorniteNi9BiSbS8
Ni ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As SperrylitePtAs2
SeSelenium
Se Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
PdPalladium
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd Frooditeα-PdBi2
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd MicheneritePdBiTe
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pd SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ArgentopentlanditeAg(Fe,Ni)8S8
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag SilverAg
Ag Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Ag SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
SnTin
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb HauchecorniteNi9BiSbS8
TeTellurium
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Te AltaitePbTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te MaslovitePtBiTe
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te MicheneritePdBiTe
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Te TsumoiteBiTe
Te SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
PtPlatinum
Pt MaslovitePtBiTe
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
BiBismuth
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi Frooditeα-PdBi2
Bi HauchecorniteNi9BiSbS8
Bi MaslovitePtBiTe
Bi MicheneritePdBiTe
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Bi ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2
Bi TsumoiteBiTe

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



ID: 614625
Sudbury Igneous Complex (1850 Ma)

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sudbury Igneous Complex

Comments: Southern and Superior Province

Lithology: Norite-gabbro, quartz norite, sublayer and offset rocks

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3187904
Paleoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sudbury Igneous Complex

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

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]

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