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Spanish American Mine, Bouck Township, Elliot Lake area, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 28' 42'' North , 82° 35' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.4783333333, -82.5902777778
1953-59: No. 1 and No. 2 shafts were completed to 3476 feet and 3163 feet. A level was established at a depth of 3100 feet on which 7056 feet of drifting and 4286 feet of crosscutting were completed.
1958-59: production 205,000 tons ore. 1959: Mine was closed.


Brannerite and monazite are the ore minerals in a qtz pebble conglomerate within the Matinenda Fm. The ore zone is a conglomerate unit up to 20 feet thick, of which an average of 10 feet is ore grade. The body strikes N70W, dips 17 S and is 2100 feet long by 400 feet wide. The conglomerate consists of closely packed, subrounded quartz pebbles and cobbles in a matrix containing pyrite, hematite, magnetite and zircon.

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