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Bermead Mine (Downey), James Township, Elk Lake area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 43' 25'' North , 80° 22' 49'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.72361,-80.38028
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Discovered in 1908 by Larry Downey about 30-40 bags of silver was extracted by him that year. Between 1909 and 1911 Tee Arr Mining Co. developed and explored the property through 5 shafts and an adit, the deepest shaft was 170 feet.
In 1914 Larry Downey recovered 10 tons of high grade ore from an open cut, after that there is no record of any production.


Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 618432
Mafic and related intrusive rocks and mafic dikes

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Southern and Superior Province

Lithology: Nipissing mafic sills (2219 ma): mafic sills, mafic dikes and related granophyre

Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1. [1]

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References

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Sabina, Ann P., 2000. Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec, GSC. Miscellaneous Report 57, 266 p.
Ontario Dept. of Mines, 1968, MRC No.10, Silver Cobalt Calcite Vein Deposits of Ontario, by A.O.Sergiades

 
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