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South Filson Creek Prospect (Filson Creek), Ely-Hoyt Lakes Area, Lake Co., Minnesota, USA

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Commodities (Major) - Nickel, Copper; (Minor) - Cobalt, Silver, PGE - Palladium, PGE - Platinum, Gold
Development Status: Prospect
Deposit Model: 9: Duluth Cu-Ni-PGE
Host Rock Unit: Gabbro pluton
Structure: Faults, Brecciation
Host Rock: Troctolite
Tectonic Structure: Duluth Complex Within Midcontinent Rift

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27 entries listed. 20 valid minerals.

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References

Page, N.J. (1986) Descriptive model of Duluth Cu-Ni-PGE: in Cox, D.P. & Singer, D.A. editors: Mineral Deposit Models: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1693, p. 16.

Kuhns, M. J. P., S. A. Hauck & R. J. Barnes (1990) Origin and occurrence of platinum group elements, gold and silver in the South Filson Creek copper-nickel deposit, Lake County, Minnesota: Natural Resources Research Institue: University of Minnesota: Technical Report NRRI/GMIN-TR-89--15, 60 p.

Benedict, G., F. Molnar & D. Peterson (2011) Cu-Ni-PGE mineralization in the South Filson Creek area, South Kawishiwi Intrusion, Duluth Complex: Mineralization styles and magmatic and hydrothermal processes: Economic Geology: 106 (3): 481-509.

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