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Mensilvo Mine (Silver Bar Mine), Coleman Township, Cobalt area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 22' 25'' North , 79° 40' 58'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.37373,-79.68272
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


First developed by Silver Bar Mining Co. from 1905-1912, then by several other companies including Mensilvo Mines limited. The last company to operate the mine was Silver Summit Mining from 1962-1964. Total production was 375,000 oz. Ag and 150,000 lbs. cobalt.

Mineral List


16 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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: Huronian Supergroup (2.2 Ga to 2450 Ma); Cobalt Group; 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]

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References

Dana 7:I:300.
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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