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Lorado Mine, St. Louis fault, Beaverlodge Lake area, Saskatchewan, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 34' 47'' North , 108° 32' 13'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.58000,-108.53722
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Former uranium mine located around 8 km south of Uranium City, in the Beaverlodge Uranium District.

The deposit was discovered in 1952 and a shaft sunk in 1954. The mine closed in 1960. The ore occurred in a band of severely contorted graphitic schist. Pitchblende and uranium secondaries were found in irregular shoots up to 200 ft. long and 50 ft. wide.

Note on the coordinates: Wikipedia gives 59.49°N 108.65°W.


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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 1296281
Martin Gp: ark,sdst,sltst,cgl

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Martin gp: ark,sdst,sltst,cgl

Reference: Saskatchewan Energy and Resources. Geological atlas of Saskatchewan . [9]

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Griffith J.W. 1967: The Uranium Industry - It's History,Technology and Prospects, Mineral Report 12, Mineral Resources Division, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Canada
Liang, R. (2015). Characterization of Fluids Associated with Vein-type Uranium Mineralization in the Beaverlodge Uranium District, Northern Saskatchewan: Field, Petrographic, Fluid Inclusion and CO Isotope Studies (Doctoral dissertation, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Regina).

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