Lapa Mine (Lapa Cadillac Mine), Val d'Or, La Vallée-de-l'Or RCM, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||48° 13' 40'' North , 78° 15' 59'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||48.22778,-78.26639|
|Owned/operated by:||Agnico Eagle Mines Limited|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Gold mine active 1938-1943.
Restarted as Lapa mine by Agnico Eagle Mines Limited. It has a 6-year mine life expectancy (2009-2015/2016). High-grade ore.
Gold mineralization in zones of deformation within the Piché Group volcanic rocks. Gold occurs in quartz veins, within tabular zones or in biotite-altered zones.
Located about 11 km east of the LaRonde gold mine, in the Rivière-Héva municipality, and 49 kilometres west of the Goldex mine.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
17 valid minerals.
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