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Capre Lake Mine, Capreol Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canadai
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Capre Lake MineMine
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 41' 52'' North , 80° 50' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.69800,-80.84100
GeoHash:G#: f0q98mj7s
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Greater Sudbury157,857 (2014)25.8km
Rayside-Balfour16,050 (2013)29.7km
Chelmsford500 (2010)30.2km


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North America PlateTectonic Plate
Sudbury Complex (Sudbury irruptive; Sudbury nickel irruptive), Sudbury District, Ontario, CanadaComplex

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Uralite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
'Biotite'
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
'Hornblende'
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
'K Feldspar'
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var: Uralite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-

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
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var: Uralite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
FFluorine
F Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MilleriteNiS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Geochronology

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Precambrian
 Proterozoic
  Paleoproterozoic
   Orosirian
ⓘ Sudbury impact1850 ± 3 MaSudbury Complex (Sudbury irruptive; Sudbury nickel irruptive), Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada

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: 3187904
Paleoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sudbury Igneous Complex

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

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. [154]

Neoarchean - Mesoarchean
2500 - 3200 Ma



ID: 619985
Gneissic tonalite suite

Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)

Comments: Superior Province

Lithology: Tonalite to granodiorite-foliated to gneissic-with minor supracrustal inclusions

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., (2003), Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
White, C. J. (2012). Low-Sulfide PGE-Copper-Nickel Mineralization From Five Prospects Within The Footwall Of The Sudbury Igneous Complex, Ontario, Canada. PhD thesis. University of Toronto (Canada).


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