Red Lake Gold District, Kenora District, Ontario, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||51° 0' 59'' North , 93° 49' 45'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||51.01639,-93.82917|
|Age:||2714 to 2712 Ma|
|Reference for age:||Liu, Y., Chi, G., Bethune, K. M., & Dube, B. (2011). Fluid dynamics and fluid?structural relationships in the Red Lake mine trend, Red Lake greenstone belt, Ontario, Canada. Geofluids, 11(3), 260-279.|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Red Lake, Ontario, is an historic gold mining centre.
The region has produced more than 22 Moz of Au to date from four principal mines: Campbell Mine (Placer Dome), Red Lake Mine (Goldcorp), Cochenour-Willans Mine (Goldcorp), and the Madsen Mine (Claude Resources)
Two of these mines are still (2008) in operation, the Campbell Mine and the Red Lake Mine.
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34 valid minerals.
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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|Neoarchean - Mesoarchean|
2500 - 3200 Ma
|Felsic to intermediate metavolcanic rocks|
Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)
Comments: Superior Province
Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1.