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Eagle's Nest Ni-Cu-PGE Mine, BMA527862 Area, Ring of Fire, Kenora District, Ontario, Canadai
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Eagle's Nest Ni-Cu-PGE MineDeposit
BMA527862 AreaArea
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52° 44' 24'' North , 86° 17' 58'' West
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A Ni-Cu-Pt-Pd deposit discovered by NORONT Resources in August 2007 using geophysics and diamond drilling. There are no outcrops in the area.
Current reserves in the proven and probable category are: 11,131,000 tonnes grading 1.68%Cu, 0.87%Ni, 0.87g/t Pt, 3.09g/t Pd, 0.18g/t Au. Possible reserves are 8,966,000 tonnes, grading 1.10%Cu, 1.14%Ni, 1.16g/t Pt, 3.49g/t Pd, 0.30g/t Au. The deposit is still open with depth. Deposit is 200x1600x50m in size.

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16 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Noront Resources Ltd., Micon International Limited NI-43-101 Technical Report, Sept.9, 2010unpublished reports; Zuccarelli, Natascia(2018) Sulfide Textural Variations and Multiphase Ore Emplacement in the Eagle's Nest Ni-Cu-(PGE) Deposit, Mcfaulds Lake Greenstone Belt, Superior Province, Northern Ontario, Canada. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014; Zuccarelli, Natascia(2018) Sulfide Textural Variations and Multiphase Ore Emplacement in the Eagle's Nest Ni-Cu-(PGE) Deposit, Mcfaulds Lake Greenstone Belt, Superior Province, Northern Ontario, Canada. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014;
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
'Hornblende'
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Noront Resources Ltd., Micon International Limited NI-43-101 Technical Report, Sept.9, 2010unpublished reports; Zuccarelli, Natascia(2018) Sulfide Textural Variations and Multiphase Ore Emplacement in the Eagle's Nest Ni-Cu-(PGE) Deposit, Mcfaulds Lake Greenstone Belt, Superior Province, Northern Ontario, Canada. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
Morenosite
Formula: NiSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Noront Resources Ltd., Micon International Limited NI-43-101 Technical Report, Sept.9, 2010unpublished reports; Zuccarelli, Natascia(2018) Sulfide Textural Variations and Multiphase Ore Emplacement in the Eagle's Nest Ni-Cu-(PGE) Deposit, Mcfaulds Lake Greenstone Belt, Superior Province, Northern Ontario, Canada. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Noront Resources Ltd., Micon International Limited NI-43-101 Technical Report, Sept.9, 2010unpublished reports; Zuccarelli, Natascia(2018) Sulfide Textural Variations and Multiphase Ore Emplacement in the Eagle's Nest Ni-Cu-(PGE) Deposit, Mcfaulds Lake Greenstone Belt, Superior Province, Northern Ontario, Canada. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Retgersite
Formula: NiSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Zuccarelli, Natascia(2018) Sulfide Textural Variations and Multiphase Ore Emplacement in the Eagle's Nest Ni-Cu-(PGE) Deposit, Mcfaulds Lake Greenstone Belt, Superior Province, Northern Ontario, Canada. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Reiner Mielke 2014; Zuccarelli, Natascia(2018) Sulfide Textural Variations and Multiphase Ore Emplacement in the Eagle's Nest Ni-Cu-(PGE) Deposit, Mcfaulds Lake Greenstone Belt, Superior Province, Northern Ontario, Canada. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Morenosite7.CB.40NiSO4 · 7H2O
Retgersite7.CB.30NiSO4 · 6H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Chromian Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Hornblende'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Morenosite29.6.11.3NiSO4 · 7H2O
Retgersite29.6.9.1NiSO4 · 6H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
-Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
'Hornblende'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
H RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CalciteCaCO3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
O RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MilleriteNiS
S MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
S RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CrChromium
Cr Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni MorenositeNiSO4 · 7H2O
Ni RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As SperrylitePtAs2
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2

References

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Mungall, J.E (2010) Eagle's Nest: A Magmatic N-Sulfide Deposit in the James Bay Low Lands, Ontario, Canada
Zuccarelli, Natascia(2018) Sulfide Textural Variations and Multiphase Ore Emplacement in the Eagle's Nest Ni-Cu-(PGE) Deposit, Mcfaulds Lake Greenstone Belt, Superior Province, Northern Ontario, Canada. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 50, No. 6

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