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Wright Hargreaves Mine, Kirkland Lake Township (Teck Township), Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 9' 11'' North , 80° 2' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.1530555556, -80.0366666667

A gold mine.

Mineral List

16 valid minerals.

Major Regional Geological Units

This 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 geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

Neoarchean - Mesoarchean
2500 - 3200 Ma
Diorite-monzondiorite-granodiorite suite (saturated to oversaturated suite)

Diorite, quartz diorite, minor tonalite, monzonite, granodiorite, syenite and hypabyssal equivalents

Superior Province

2500 - 2800 Ma
Neoarchean volcanic: interlayered sedimentary and alkaline volcanic rocks

Volcanic: interlayered sedimentary and alkaline volcanic rocks

2500 - 4000 Ma
Archean volcanic rocks

Volcanic rocks


May include hypabyssal intrusions.

References for regional geology:

Data provided by

Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1.

Garrity, C.P., and Soller, D.R.,. Database of the Geologic Map of North America: adapted from the map by J.C. Reed, Jr. and others (2005). U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 424 .

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.

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Metal Mining Mining Geology, A.I.M.E. (1937)
Ann P.Sabina (2003), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Kirkland Lake-Rouyn-Noranda-Val-d’Or, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, p.30

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