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Wolf River Prospect (Rabbit and Duck Blind), Ladysmith-Rhinelander Metavolcanic Complex, Oneida Co., Wisconsin, USAi
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Wolf River Prospect (Rabbit and Duck Blind)Prospect
Ladysmith-Rhinelander Metavolcanic ComplexComplex
Oneida Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 32' 48'' North , 89° 4' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.54667,-89.07500
GeoHash:G#: f00ej598d
USGS MRDS Record:10083275
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
Nashville1,037 (2017)4.7km
Mole Lake435 (2017)10.3km
Post Lake374 (2017)11.8km
Crandon1,863 (2017)13.7km
Elcho339 (2017)14.9km

Commodities (Major) - Copper, Zinc
Development Status: Unknown

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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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1000 - 1600 Ma

ID: 3187695
Mesoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

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]

1800 - 2050 Ma

ID: 2806862
Bimodal mafic and felsic metavolcanic rocks

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Description: High-aluminum basalt to low-silica andesite pillowed flows and interlayered dacite to rhyolite tuffs and porphyries in Monico and Mountain areas, northeastern Wisconsin. A rhyolite porphyry at Jennings (Oneida County) has an age of 1869 +/- 6 Ma. Rocks are host to massive sulfide deposits (Crandon and Pelican River)

Comments: Pembine-Wausau terrane Original map source: Cannon, W.F., Kress, T.H., Sutphin, D.M., Morey, G.B., Meints, Joyce, and Barber-Delach, Robert, 1997, Digital Geologic Map and mineral deposits of the Lake Superior Region, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan: USGS Open-File Report 97-455 (version 3, Nov. 19

Lithology: Major:{basalt,andesite}, Minor:{dacite,rhyolite}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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LaBerge, G.L. Editor (1996) Volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits of northern Wisconsin: A commemorative volume: Institute on Lake Superior Geology Proceedings, 42nd annual meeting: 42 (2), 170 p.

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