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Austin Bay prospect, Vogt Township, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canadai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
46° 49' 54'' North , 80° 3' 47'' West
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1935-36: Monte Carlo Exploration Gold Mines Limited carried out trenching and diamond drilling in 9 holes.

1950-58: Krefeld Graphite Gold Mines Limited performed ground geophysics and stripping.

1975-76: Airborne geophysics by Rand Reef Mines Limited

The main feature is an east-west trending belt of iron formation at the head of Austin Bay. It ranges in width from 600 to 700 feet and has a length of over one mile.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: MDI Number: MDI41I16SE00034
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: MDI Number: MDI41I16SE00034

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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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Siderian
2300 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3185030
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Cobalt Group

Comments: Southern Province

Lithology: Mudstone

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]

Neoarchean - Mesoarchean
2500 - 3200 Ma



ID: 619996
Metasedimentary rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)

Comments: Superior Province

Lithology: Wacke, siltstone, arkose, argillite, slate, mudstone, marble, chert, iron formation, minor metavolcanic rocks, conglomerate, arenite, paragneiss, migmatites

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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ODM (1964), G.R. No. 22, p.8, 20.
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ODM maps 2048, P.367.

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