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Harmony Gold Project (Specogna), Graham Island, Queen Charlotte Islands, Skeena Mining Division, British Columbia, Canadai
Regional Level Types
Harmony Gold Project (Specogna)Project (Planned Future Operation)
Graham IslandIsland
Queen Charlotte IslandsGroup of Islands
Skeena Mining DivisionDivision
British ColumbiaProvince
CanadaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 53° 31' 42'' North , 132° 13' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 53.52861,-132.21972
GeoHash:G#: c19bx28dc
Owned/operated by:Taseko (100%)
Locality type:Project (Planned Future Operation) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A deposit estimated of 64 million tonnes of 1.35g/t gold, covering approximately 177 square kilometers and 58 mineral claims.


Acquired by Taseko from Misty Mountain Gold Ltd in 2001.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: BC Minfile
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: BC Minfile
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: BC Minfile
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: BC Minfile
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: BC Minfile
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: BC Minfile
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: BC Minfile
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: BC Minfile
'K Feldspar'
Reference: BC Minfile
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: BC Minfile
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: BC Minfile
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: BC Minfile
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: BC Minfile
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: BC Minfile
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: BC Minfile
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: BC Minfile
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: BC Minfile
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: BC Minfile
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: BC Minfile

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS

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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Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3186179
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic rocks

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]

Early Pliocene - Late Oligocene
3.6 - 28.1 Ma



ID: 3409690
Skonun Formation

Age: Cenozoic (3.6 - 28.1 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Skonun Formation

Description: Sandstone, conglomerate, siltsone, mudstone, shale, coal, mostly covered by Pleistocene till

Comments: Overlap terrane; Queen Charlotte Basin

Lithology: Undivided sedimentary rocks

Reference: Cui, Y., Miller, D., Schiarizza, P., and Diakow, L.J. British Columbia digital geology. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2017-8. [205]

Early Pliocene - Late Oligocene
3.6 - 28.1 Ma



ID: 671363
Skonun Formation

Age: Cenozoic (3.6 - 28.1 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Skonun Formation

Description: Sandstone, conglomerate, siltsone, mudstone, shale, coal, mostly covered by Pleistocene till

Comments: Haggart, et al., 2004, Geology, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, OF 4681, GSC

Lithology: Undivided sedimentary rocks

Reference: B.C. Geological Survey. British Columbia Digital Geology. [3]

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


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