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Upper Canada mine, Gauthier Township, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 8' 31'' North , 79° 49' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.14194,-79.82639


A gold mine located near Kirkland Lake.

Mineral List


32 valid minerals.

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
Coarse clastic metasedimentary rocks

Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)

Comments: Superior Province

Lithology: Alkaline metavolcanic rocks: mafic to felsic metavolcanic flows, tuffs and breccias

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]

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References

Watkinson, D.H. (1973) Shortite in kimberlite from the Upper Canada gold mine, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist 12, 148.

Mitchell, R.H. (1978) Composition of spinels in micaceous kimberlite from the Upper Canada Mine, Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Can Mineral 16:591-595

Sabina, A.P. (2003), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Kirkland Lake-Rouyn-Noranda-Val-d’Or, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, p.40


 
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