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Ladue-Sadie-Friendship Mine, Keno Hill, Mayo mining district, Yukon, Canada

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Ladue mine workings and Wernecke mining camp, 1953

Ladue-Sadie-Friendship Mine, Keno Hill, Mayo mining district, Yukon, Canada
Ladue mine and abandoned Wernecke mining camp, 1953

Ladue-Sadie-Friendship Mine, Keno Hill, Mayo mining district, Yukon, Canada
Ladue mine workings and Wernecke mining camp, 1953

Ladue-Sadie-Friendship Mine, Keno Hill, Mayo mining district, Yukon, Canada
Ladue mine and abandoned Wernecke mining camp, 1953

Ladue-Sadie-Friendship Mine, Keno Hill, Mayo mining district, Yukon, Canada
Ladue mine workings and Wernecke mining camp, 1953

Ladue-Sadie-Friendship Mine, Keno Hill, Mayo mining district, Yukon, Canada
Ladue mine and abandoned Wernecke mining camp, 1953

Ladue-Sadie-Friendship Mine, Keno Hill, Mayo mining district, Yukon, Canada
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 63° 58' North , 135° 22' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 63.96667,-135.36667
GeoHash:G#: bgrezsv0b
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dsc : Dry-summer subarctic climate


Two mines, the Ladue and the Sadie-Friendship, that worked the same vein system between 1921 and 1932. The mines are located at the now abandoned Wernecke mining camp on Keno Hill.


Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

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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Carboniferous - Devonian
298.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 652183
Sedimentary; Clastic: deltaic and nearshore

Age: Paleozoic (298.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: Eastern Alaska, Yukon, Mackenzie region, Selwyn Mountains, Mackenzie Mountains

Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Gordey & Makepeace, 2003

Lithology: Sandstone, siltstone, shale, coal; plant fossils; metamorphosed equivalent

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Mississippian - Devonian
323.2 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2039517
Portrait Lake/Prevost Fm

Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 419.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Portrait Lake Formation; Prevost Formation

Comments: Roots (1997) - YGS GM 1997-1

Lithology: Major:: {siltstone,sandstone,conglo},Minor:: {barite,limestone}

Reference: Yukon Geological Survey. Yukon Bedrock Geology Map. Yukon Government. [24]

Late Devonian - Early Paleozoic
358.9 - 541 Ma



ID: 3184280
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Besa Assemblage; Cordillaran Foreland Belt

Lithology: Siltstone,shale,carbonate

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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References

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Boyle, R.W. (1965) Geology, geochemistry, and origin of the lead-zinc-silver deposits of the Keno Hill-Galena Hill area, Yukon Territory. Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin 111, 310 p.
Sabina, A.P. (1972) Rocks & minerals for the collector: The Alaska Highway, Dawson Creek, British Columbia to Yukon/Alaska border. GSC paper 72-32, 92.

 
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