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Edison Cobalt Mine (Darby; Shakt-Davis), Coleman Township, Cobalt area, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 21' 55'' North , 79° 53' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.36528,-79.89611
GeoHash:G#: f0rjmyt6t
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


An old cobalt mine. Exploration and development commenced in the Fall of 1905 and was intermittent until the 1960s. The mineralization was explored via 2 shafts (60 and 40 feet deep) and an adit with 2 levels developed.


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5 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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 613410
Huronian Supergroup (2.2 Ga to 2450 Ma); Cobalt Group; Lorrain Formation

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Lorrain Formation

Comments: Southern and Superior Province

Lithology: Quartz sandstone, minor conglomerate, siltstone

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]

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]

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References

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Ontario Geological Survey (2014), Mineral Deposit Inventory MDI File Number: MDI31M05SW00023
ONTARIO BUREAU OF MINES Report 1906, VOL. XV PART I
AMIS File 03497

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