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Silver Bear mine (Terra mines; North mine; Terra Mining and Exploration Company mine), Camsell River area, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 65° 36' 8'' North , 118° 6' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 65.6022222222, -118.113333333
Other regions containing this locality:North America

A silver mine located on a peninsula in the Camsell River about 8 km SE of Great Bear Lake and 405 km NNW of Yellowknife. Ore is hosted in Precambrian proterozoic rocks (Middle Arden formation). From 1970 - 1985 the mine produced 14,457,200 oz silver from 520,500 tons ore. Owned by Terra Mining and Exploration Ltd.

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48 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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- Rocks & Minerals: 59:224.
D. C. Harris (1973) Mineralogical Investigation of a copper-silver-bismuth ore from Terra Mining and Exploration Limited, Camsell River Area. Mines Branch Investigations Report IR73-27

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