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Little Silver Vein, Nipissing 404, Coleman Township, Cobalt area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 23' 9'' North , 79° 41' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.38583,-79.68722
GeoHash:G#: f0rmddmd3
Locality type:Vein
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


The vein was discovered in 1903 and produced 700,000 oz. of silver. It averaged 8 inches in width.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: "The Heritage Silver Trail" Trail Guide 2000, by The Cobalt Historical Society.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag

List of minerals for each chemical element

AgSilver
Ag SilverAg

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: 624198
Huronian Supergroup (2.2 Ga to 2450 Ma); Cobalt Group; Gowganda Formation

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Gowganda Formation

Comments: Southern and Superior Province

Lithology: Conglomerate, sandstone, silstone, argillite

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]

Siderian
2300 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3185030
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Cobalt Group

Comments: Southern Province

Lithology: Mudstone

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]

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"The Heritage Silver Trail" Trail Guide 2000, by The Cobalt Historical Society.


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