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Canadian Malartic Mine, Malartic, La Vallée-de-l'Or RCM, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 6' 47'' North , 78° 7' 54'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.11333,-78.13167
GeoHash:G#: f283wnf22
Owned/operated by:Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
Locality type:Open-Cast Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Operated 1933-1965. Total production during this period 33,470 kg of gold and 20,075 kg of silver.

Re-opened 2011 by Agnico Eagle for an estimated mine life until 2028.

2017 production: 19,703 kg (633,462 troy oz) gold.

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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


30 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Reference:  
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.; Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
'commodity:Silver'
Formula: Ag
Reference:  
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.

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
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Hessite'2.BA.60Ag2Te
'Melonite'2.EA.20NiTe2
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Petzite'2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
'Monazite-(Ce)'8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Allanite-(Ce)'9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Titanite'9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
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
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
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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

HHydrogen
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
NiNickel
Ni MeloniteNiTe2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te MeloniteNiTe2
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au GoldAu
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
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: 3190998
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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References

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Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyne-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 149-151.
Helt, K.M. (2012) The Canadian Malartic deposit: an example of oxidized intrusion-related gold mineralization in the Abitibi Greenstone belt, Quebec, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal 171p.


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