Lorado Mine, St. Louis fault, Beaverlodge Lake area, Saskatchewan, Canada
|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.
4 valid minerals.
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541 - 2500 Ma
|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 .