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Lac des Iles Mine, Lac des Iles Area, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 10' 17'' North , 89° 36' 56'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.17139,-89.61556


Palladium mine.
Open-pit and underground operations.

Mineral List


40 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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Neoarchean - Mesoarchean
2500 - 3200 Ma
Mafic and ultramafic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)

Comments: Superior Province

Lithology: Gabbro, anorthosite, ultramafic rocks

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

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References

Watkinson, D.H. and Dunning, G. (1979) Geology and platinum-group mineralization, Lac-des-Iles Complex, northwestern Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist 17, 453-462.

Hinchey, J.G. & Hattori, K.H. (2005) Magmatic mineralization and hydrothermal enrichment of the High Grade Zone at the Lac des Iles palladium mine, northern Ontario, Canada. Mineralium Deposita 40:13–23

Mineral. Deposita 42 (2007) 601-611.

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