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Yukon, Canada

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1907 Yukon Mining Divisions

Yukon, Canada
 
Neighbouring regions:
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Yukon Territory


The Yukon is divided into four mining districts with respective Mining Recorders in Watson Lake, Whitehorse, Mayo and Dawson City.
Watson Lake district is the southeast corner of the territory.
Whitehorse district is in the southwest corner of the territory.
Mayo district is in the east-central portion of the territory.
Dawson district is in the northwest portion of the territory.

For mining district locations, names and boundaries see http://maps.gov.yk.ca/imf.jsp?site=YGS


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Aegirine

Aegirine-augite

Aenigmatite

Albite

var: Andesine

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Alforsite

'Allanite Group'

Allophane

Alluaudite

'Alluaudite-NaNa'

Almandine

Altaite

Aluminite

Alunite

Amphibole Supergroup

var: Byssolite

Analcime

Anatase

Andalusite

Andradite

var: Demantoid

var: Melanite

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Anorthite

Anthoinite

Antigorite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Arfvedsonite

Argentojarosite

Argentopentlandite

Argentotetrahedrite (TL)

Argyrodite

Arrojadite-(BaFe)

Arrojadite-(BaNa)

Arrojadite-(KFe)

Arrojadite-(KNa) (TL)

Arsenopyrite

Astrophyllite

Augelite

Augite

Aurichalcite

Awaruite

Axinite-(Fe)

'Axinite Group'

Azurite

Barićite (TL)

Bariosincosite

Barringerite

Baryte

Barytocalcite

Bavsiite (TL)

Benstonite

Beryl

var: Aquamarine

var: Emerald

Beudantite

'Bindheimite'

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bjarebyite

Bobdownsite (TL)

Bobierrite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Bowieite

Boyleite

Brannerite

Brazilianite

Breithauptite

Brochantite

Brucite

Brushite

Bustamite

Calcite

Cancrinite

Carrollite

Cassiterite

Celestine

Celsian

Cerchiaraite-(Al)

Cerchiaraite-(Fe)

Cerussite

'Chabazite'

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcophanite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcostibite

Childrenite

'Childrenite-Eosphorite Series'

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chondrodite

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Chrysotile

Clinochlore

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Cobaltite

Coffinite

Collinsite

Cooperite

Copper

Corkite

Coronadite

Covellite

Crandallite

Cubanite

Cuprite

Cymrite

Danalite

Danburite

Datolite

Diadochite

Diamond

Diaphorite

Digenite

Diopside

Dolomite

var: Ferroan Dolomite

Dorfmanite

Dravite

Dundasite

Dypingite

Edingtonite

Ekanite

'Electrum'

Enstatite

Eosphorite

Epidote

Epsomite

Erlichmanite

Ernstite

Eudialyte

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Perthite'

Ferberite

Ferrimolybdite

'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Ferroalluaudite

'Ferroalluaudite-NaNa'

Ferrokinoshitalite

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Forsterite

var: Peridot

Franckeite

Freibergite

Freieslebenite

Fresnoite

Galena

'Garnet'

'Garnierite'

Garyansellite (TL)

'Garyansellite-Kryzhanovskite Series'

Geocronite

Gersdorffite

Geversite

Gillespite

Giorgiosite

Goethite

Gold

Gorceixite

Gordonite

Gormanite (TL)

Goyazite

Graphite

Greenockite

Grossular

var: Hessonite

Gunningite (TL)

Gypsum

Hagendorfite

Halotrichite

Hastingsite

Hawleyite (TL)

Heazlewoodite

Hedenbergite

Hedleyite

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Hessite

Hexahydrite

'Hexatestibiopanickelite'

Hibonite

Hinsdalite

Hollingworthite

'Hornblende'

Humite

Hydrokenoelsmoreite

var: Ferritungstite

Hydromagnesite

Hydroxylapatite

'Hypersthene'

Ice

'Iddingsite'

Ilesite

Ilmenite

Indium

Iridium

Iron

var: Kamacite

Isoferroplatinum

Itsiite (TL)

Jagowerite (TL)

Jamesonite

Jarosite

'Joséite'

Kaňkite

Kaolinite

Kashinite

Keithconnite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kobellite

Kotulskite

Kryzhanovskite

Kulanite (TL)

Kyanite

Lansfordite

Lapieite (TL)

Laumontite

Laurite

Låvenite

Lazulite

Lead

Leucoxene

'Limonite'

Löllingite

Ludlamite

Maghagendorfite

Magnesiochromite

Magnesioferrite

Magnesite

var: Breunnerite

Magnetite

Malachite

Malayaite

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Marcasite

Marialite

Marićite (TL)

Massicot

Matioliite

Maucherite

Meierite (TL)

Melonite

var: Palladoan Melonite

Meneghinite

Merenskyite

Mertieite-II

Messelite

Meta-aluminite

Metaswitzerite

Metavivianite

Miargyrite

Miassite

'Mica Group'

Michenerite

Microcline

Millerite

Mimetite

Minium

Mitridatite

Molybdenite

'Monazite'

Moncheite

Montmorillonite

Mosandrite-(Ce)

Mpororoite

Muirite

Muscovite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Nahpoite (TL)

Natrojarosite

Neotocite

Nepheline

Nesquehonite

Newberyite

Nickeline

'Nickel-iron'

Nordenskiöldine

Norsethite

'Olivine'

Opal

Orthoclase

Osmium

Owensite (TL)

Owyheeite

Palygorskite

Pavonite

Pellyite (TL)

Penikisite (TL)

Pentlandite

Perovskite

Pharmacosiderite

Phlogopite

Phosphosiderite

Plagionite

Platinum

Plumbojarosite

Polybasite

Polydymite

Posnjakite

Potassic-chloro-hastingsite

Potassic-magnesio-hastingsite

Prehnite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Cobaltoan Pyrite

Pyroaurite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrophyllite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Jasper

var: Smoky Quartz

Quenstedtite

Rapidcreekite (TL)

Realgar

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Riebeckite

Robinsonite

Rozenite

Russellite

Rutile

Sanbornite

Saponite

Sasaite

Satterlyite (TL)

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

Schorl

Scorodite

Selenium

Senarmontite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

var: Mg-rich Siderite

Siegenite

Silver

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

Sobolevskite

Sodalite

Souzalite

Sperrylite

Sphalerite

Spinel

Stannite

Staurolite

Stephanite

Stibiopalladinite

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Strengite

Struvite

Sudburyite

Sulphur

Suzukiite

Switzerite

Symplesite

Szmikite

Szomolnokite

Taenite

Talc

Taramellite

Tennantite

Tenorite

Tephroite

'Testibiopalladite'

Tetradymite

Tetraferroplatinum

Tetrahedrite

var: Argentian Tetrahedrite

Thorite

'Thorogummite'

Tintinaite (TL)

Titanite

Titantaramellite (TL)

Topaz

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Ullmannite

'UM1964-01-CO:HZn'

'UM1984-32-S:CuPbSb'

'UM2010-04-S:PdTe'

'Unnamed (Ir-Os-Ru-Re Alloy)'

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uvarovite

'Uvite Series'

Valleriite

Variscite

Vasilite

Vesuvianite

Violarite

Vivianite

'Wad'

Walstromite

Wardite

'Whiteite'

Whiteite-(CaFeMg)

Whitlockite

Wicksite (TL)

Witherite

Wolfeite

'Wolframite'

'Wolframite Group'

Wollastonite

Wurtzite

Xanthoxenite

Yukonite (TL)

Zinc

Zircon

Zoisite

var: Thulite


359 valid minerals. 25 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Cretaceous : 104.19 ± 0.55 Ma to 71.05 ± 0.26 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Mesozoic
  Cretaceous
   Late Cretaceous
ⓘ Molybdenite (youngest age)71.05 ± 0.26 MaMount Nansen porphyry Cu-Mo-Au occurrence, Dawson Mining District, Yukon, Canada
   Early Cretaceous
ⓘ Molybdenite (oldest age)104.19 ± 0.55 MaIdaho Creek occurrence, Dawson Mining District, Yukon, Canada

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