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Minto mine, McMurray Township, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 58' 29'' North , 84° 45' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.9747222222, -84.7511111111
 
A gold mine. The gold content of the ore averaged 0.33 oz/t Au. The coarsely crystalline ankerite in the vein contains pyrite, chalcopyrite and pyrrhotite and reportedly gives fair gold assays. The main vein the Minto vein is a quartz filled fissure in a granodioritic intrusion that hosts numerous inclusions and xenoliths of Jubilee tuff. The vein structure is composite with two distinct attitudes. The ore-bearing section is a quartz vein up to 10 feet wide. The footwall is unsheared and the hanging wall is sheared for at least 2 metres. The Jubilee Stock is a high level diorite to granodiorite intruding into the Jubilee tuffs in the north central part of the township. It hosts the Minto Mine which lies close to the NE trending Minto B fault. The Jubilee Shear Zone lies approximately 1 km to the west of the Mine.

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Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines MDI Number: MDI41N15NE00010

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