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Rice Lake Mine (San Antonio Mine; Gabrielr claim; Harmony Gold Mine?), Bissett, Rice Lake Gold District, Manitoba, Canadai
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Rice Lake Mine (San Antonio Mine; Gabrielr claim; Harmony Gold Mine?)Mine
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 1' 19'' North , 95° 40' 33'' West
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The Rice Lake Mine, formerly San Antonio Mine operated between 1932 and 1968 and again between 1982 and 1983 has produced approximately 1.4 million ounces of gold, or 80% of total Rice Lake output. The mine was recently re-opened and has approximately one million ounces in proven and probable reserves.

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Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Poulsen, K.H., Taylor, B.E., Robert, F., Mortensen, J.K., Baoqin Lin, Ling Shang, Ershu Shen, and Lidong Zhang (1990): Report on the Sino-Canadian Gold Project 1987-1990. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2510; Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Poulsen, K.H., Taylor, B.E., Robert, F., Mortensen, J.K., Baoqin Lin, Ling Shang, Ershu Shen, and Lidong Zhang (1990): Report on the Sino-Canadian Gold Project 1987-1990. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2510; Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Phillips, K. A. (1979) Minerals of Manitoba: Volume II: Metallic minerals. Manitoba Mineral Resources Division Educational Series 78/2.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Phillips, K. A. (1979) Minerals of Manitoba: Volume II: Metallic minerals. Manitoba Mineral Resources Division Educational Series 78/2.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 62:325.; Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Phillips, K. A. (1979) Minerals of Manitoba: Volume II: Metallic minerals. Manitoba Mineral Resources Division Educational Series 78/2.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Phillips, K. A. (1979) Minerals of Manitoba: Volume II: Metallic minerals. Manitoba Mineral Resources Division Educational Series 78/2.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Phillips, K. A. (1979) Minerals of Manitoba: Volume II: Metallic minerals. Manitoba Mineral Resources Division Educational Series 78/2.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
Paragonite
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Phillips, K. A. (1979) Minerals of Manitoba: Volume II: Metallic minerals. Manitoba Mineral Resources Division Educational Series 78/2.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Poulsen, K.H., Taylor, B.E., Robert, F., Mortensen, J.K., Baoqin Lin, Ling Shang, Ershu Shen, and Lidong Zhang (1990): Report on the Sino-Canadian Gold Project 1987-1990. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2510; Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Poulsen, K.H., Taylor, B.E., Robert, F., Mortensen, J.K., Baoqin Lin, Ling Shang, Ershu Shen, and Lidong Zhang (1990): Report on the Sino-Canadian Gold Project 1987-1990. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2510; Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Richardson, D.J., Ostry, G., Weber, W., Fogwill, W.D. (1996) Gold deposits of Manitoba, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Economic Geology Report 86-1 (2nd Edition), 114 p.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Phillips, K. A. (1979) Minerals of Manitoba: Volume II: Metallic minerals. Manitoba Mineral Resources Division Educational Series 78/2.
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Phillips, K. A. (1979) Minerals of Manitoba: Volume II: Metallic minerals. Manitoba Mineral Resources Division Educational Series 78/2.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Phillips, K. A. (1979) Minerals of Manitoba: Volume II: Metallic minerals. Manitoba Mineral Resources Division Educational Series 78/2.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Paragonite9.EC.15NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Paragonite71.2.2a.2NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
TeTellurium
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3

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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Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 1298985
Early Metavolcanic and Metasedimentary Rocks (Rice Lake Group, Hayes River Group)

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Rice Lake Group; Hayes River Group

Description: Felsic to intermediate, mainly pyroclastic volcanic rocks; some flows, minor intrusive and sedimentary rocks

Comments: Superior Province and Churchill/Superior Boundary Zone

Lithology: Felsic volcanics

Reference: Manitoba Mineral Resources. Bedrock geology, Manitoba; in Map Gallery – Geoscientific Maps, Manitoba Mineral Resources (July 2015). [10]

Neoarchean
2500 - 2800 Ma



ID: 3191649
Archean sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)

Comments: Superior Province

Lithology: Intermediate volcanic 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Rocks & Minerals: 62:325:
- Can. Rockhound v.3 no.2 (1999)
- Poulsen, K.H., Taylor, B.E., Robert, F., Mortensen, J.K., Baoqin Lin, Ling Shang, Ershu Shen, and Lidong Zhang (1990): Report on the Sino-Canadian Gold Project 1987-1990. Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2510.

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