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Toburn Mine (Tough-Oakes Burnside Mine), Kirkland Lake Township (Teck Township), Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 9' 26'' North , 80° 1' 17'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.15722,-80.02139
GeoHash:G#: f0x1gnf0n
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A gold mine.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Metal Mining Mining Geology, A.I.M.E. (1937): 381.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: Engineering and Mining Journal (1913) July 26 no.4 p184
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Altaite'2.CD.10PbTe
'Calaverite'2.EA.10AuTe2
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Coloradoite'2.CB.05aHgTe
'Hessite'2.BA.60Ag2Te
'Melonite'2.EA.20NiTe2
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Petzite'2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Sylvanite'2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
'Tetradymite'2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Orthoclase'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Talc'9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
NiNickel
Ni MeloniteNiTe2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te MeloniteNiTe2
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au GoldAu
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
HgMercury
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
BiBismuth
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S

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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Neoarchean - Mesoarchean
2500 - 3200 Ma



ID: 617645
Diorite-monzondiorite-granodiorite suite (saturated to oversaturated suite)

Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)

Comments: Superior Province

Lithology: Diorite, quartz diorite, minor tonalite, monzonite, granodiorite, syenite and hypabyssal equivalents

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]

Neoarchean
2500 - 2800 Ma



ID: 3189605
Archean sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)

Comments: Superior Province

Lithology: Intermediate volcanic 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]

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

References

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Metal Mining Mining Geology, A.I.M.E. (1937): 381
Ann P.Sabina (2003), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Kirkland Lake-Rouyn-Noranda-Val-d’Or, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, p.32


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