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Venus Mine, Windy Arm, Tagish Lake, Carcross, Whitehorse Mining District, Yukon, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 1' 13'' North , 134° 37' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.02028,-134.63000
Köppen climate type:Dsc : Dry-summer subarctic climate


A silver mine located on the West side of Windy Arm of Tagish Lake, approximately 17 km South of Carcross. The mine is located right on the South Klondike Highway (Whitehorse, Yukon to Skagway, Alaska) at km 83.4, 2.9 km North of the Yukon-British Columbia border.

Mineral List


22 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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 2043798
Mount Nansen Gp

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Mount Nansen Gp

Comments: Hart & Radloff (1990) - YGS OF 1990-4

Lithology: Major:: {andesite,dacite,breccia,tuffs,rhyolite,porphyry,plugs,dykes,sills}

Reference: Yukon Geological Survey. Yukon Bedrock Geology Map. Yukon Government. [24]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 642402
Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: felsic

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Description: Eastern Alaska, Yukon, Mackenzie region, Intermontane Belt

Comments: Orogen, magmatic arc/suite; Gordey & Makepeace, 2003

Lithology: Rhyolite, felsic tuff, felsic pyroclastic rocks, felsic agglomerate

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

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References

Sabina A.P. (1992) Rock and minerals for the collector: The Alaska highway; Dawson Creek, B.C. to Yukon/Alaska border Geological Survey of Canada, Misc. Report 50: 41.

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