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Priest Mine (Cross Lake), Torrington Township, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 51' 56'' North , 79° 57' 56'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.8655555556, -79.9655555556


A 23 meter (76 foot) inclined shaft was sunk around 1907 from which a small shipment of ore was made to a smelter. Cross Lake Mining Company Limited dewatered the shaft in 1955 and performed sampling. Grab samples taken from the bottom of the shaft contained values in gold, silver, copper and lead.

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8 valid minerals.

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References

Miller W.G. (1910) The Cobalt-Nickel Arsenides and Silver Deposits of Temiskaming, Ontario Bureau of Mines, Annual Report ARV19, p.131.
Grant J.A. (1964) Geology of the Vogt-Hobbs area, Ontario Department of Mines, Report 22, p.21.
Shklanka R. (1969) Copper, Nickel, Lead and Zinc Deposits of Ontario, Ontario Department of Mines, Mineral Deposit Curricular 12, p.207.

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