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Kirkland Lake Gold mine, Kirkland Lake Township (Teck Township), Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 8' 44'' North , 80° 3' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.14556,-80.05889
GeoHash:G#: f0x1fhwuh
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: 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.26
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: 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.26
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: 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.26
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: 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.26
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: 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.26
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: 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.26
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: 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.26
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: 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.26
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: 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.26
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: 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.26
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: 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.26
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: 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.26
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: 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.26

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Altaite'2.CD.10PbTe
'Calaverite'2.EA.10AuTe2
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Coloradoite'2.CB.05aHgTe
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Hessite'2.BA.60Ag2Te
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS

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
2500 - 2800 Ma



ID: 609647
Coarse clastic metasedimentary rocks

Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)

Comments: Superior Province

Lithology: Metasedimentary rocks: conglomerate, arkose, arenite, wacke, sandstone, siltstone, argillite

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

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