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Northland Mine (Rib Lake; James Lake; Harris Mine), Best Township, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 10' 19'' North , 79° 44' 33'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.17222,-79.74250
GeoHash:G#: f0rk37mq1
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A pyrite mine in greenschist, discovered in 1903, on the west shore of the south part of James Lake. Northland Mining Company worked it between 1906 and 1911. Workings consisted of a 91 m shaft and several open-cuts north of the shaft.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 57.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: MDI31M04NE00002
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: MDI31M04NE00002
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 57.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 57.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8

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
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Siderian
2300 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3185030
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Cobalt Group

Comments: Southern Province

Lithology: Mudstone

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]

Neoarchean - Mesoarchean
2500 - 3200 Ma



ID: 622865
Mafic to intermediate metavolcanic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)

Comments: Superior Province

Lithology: Basaltic and andesitic flows, tuffs and breccias, chert, iron formation, minor metasedimentary and intrusive rocks, related migmatites

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]

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

References

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Thomson, R. (1968) Geology Adjacent To Highway 11 in Best Township And The South Part of Gillies Limit Township Districts of Timiskaming And Nipissing, Ontario Department of Mines, Open File Report 5016, p.66-70.
Sabina, A.P. (2000), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 57, p.9

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