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Clark Mine (Ball Mine; Topspar Mine), Cardiff Township, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 4' 36'' North , 78° 9' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.07667,-78.15889
Other regions containing this locality:Bancroft area (Bancroft district), Ontario, Canada
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


In syenite pegmatite intruding hornblende gneiss.

"The deposit was worked for fluorite by Mr. W.E Clark from 1940 to 1942; shipments totalling 27.2 t of acid-grade fluorite were made. The ore was obtained from several pits and trenches extending over a distance of 180 m along the top of a hill. In 1950 Topspar Fluorite Mines, Limited conducted exploration consisting of an open-cut (3 m by 24 m) and an adit driven 27 m from the south end of the cut on the north side of the hill. A mill was conducted on the site."


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7 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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Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 619952
Early felsic plutonic rock

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt

Lithology: Granodiorite, tonalite, monzogranite, syenogranite; derived gneisses and migmatites

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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Satterly, J. (1943) Mineral Occurrences in the Haliburton Area, Ontario Department of Mines, Annual report, ARV52, Pt.2, p.34.
Gordon, J.B., Rybak U.C., and Robertson J. A. (1981) Uranium and Thorium Deposits of Southern Ontario, Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 5311, p.177.
Ann P.Sabina (1986), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Bancroft-Parry Sound Area and Southern Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 39.

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