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Millerett Mine, Haultain Township, Gowganda area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 40' 21'' North , 80° 44' 22'' West
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A silver mine located in the Miller Lake area that operated between 1909 and 1912. During that time it produced about 19 million grams of silver and 2300kg of cobalt. Most of the production came from a vein in metaconglomerate (open cut) and the remainder from veins in diabase.

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8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p.
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p.
Rammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2016
Safflorite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p.; Ann P. Sabina (1974) Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleferre-Timmins; Ontario and Quebec. Canadian Geological Survey Paper 73-13
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Reference: Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Rammelsbergite2.EB.15aNiAs2
Safflorite2.EB.15a(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Rammelsbergite2.12.2.12NiAs2
Safflorite2.12.2.11(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S CobaltiteCoAsS
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
CoCobalt
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co Safflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
NiNickel
Ni RammelsbergiteNiAs2
AsArsenic
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As Safflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
As RammelsbergiteNiAs2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg

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: 623960
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]

Siderian
2300 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3185030
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Cobalt Group

Comments: Southern Province

Lithology: Mudstone

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]

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

References

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Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, GSC. Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p.
Ontario Dept. of Mines, 1968, MRC No.10, Silver Cobalt Calcite Vein Deposits of Ontario, by A.O.Sergiades
OGS 1978, Rpt.175, Geology of the Gowganda Lake-Miller Lake silver area, District of Timiskaming, W.H. McIlwaine


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