Canadian Iron Furnace Company pit, Brougham Township, Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° 22' 4'' North , 76° 57' 43'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||45.36778,-76.96222|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
An exploration pit dug out in 1901. Mineralization is hosted by a northeast-trending succession of interlayered calcareous mudstones, marbles, minor sandstone and narrow sills of granitic rocks.Samples containing bands of pure magnetite up to 2 inches wide were found on the waste dump by J. Satterly.
3 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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|Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic|
541 - 1600 Ma
|Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group|
Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group
Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt
Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1. 
Shlanka R. (1968) Iron Deposits of Ontario, Ontario Department of Mines, Mineral Resources Circular 11, P.320.
Carter T. R., Colvine A.C. and Meyn H.D. (1980) Geology of Base Metal, Precious Metal, Iron, and Molybdenum Deposits in the Pembroke-Renfrew Area, Ontario geological Survey, Mineral Deposits Circular 20, p.87.