Sigma mine (Sigma No. 1 mine), Val d'Or, La Vallée-de-l'Or RCM, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||48° 6' 5'' North , 77° 45' 17'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||48.10139,-77.75472|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
A gold mine started in 1937. Produced 103.7 tons of Au since opening. Workings are at least to the 1,530 meter level (12th level)(11th. level = 1,395 meters deep).
Coordinates extrapolated from topographic map.
21 valid minerals.
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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2500 - 2800 Ma
|Archean volcanic rocks|
Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)
Comments: Superior Province
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.