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Net Lake Mine (Barton), Strathy Township, Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 7' 10'' North , 79° 47' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.1197222222, -79.7852777778

In quartz veins cutting greenstone and in quartz breccia.

A 15 m (50 ft) shaft was sunk around 1909 and approximately 181 tons of rock were removed. No ore shipments were made at the time. During WWI, J.W. Barton of Toronto shipped 550.8 kg of hand-cobbed ore to the Mines Branch in Ottawa for recovery of 42.6 kg of molybdenite. Later a fire destroyed the camp and boiler house; operations were not renewed.

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Johnston F. J. (1968) Molybdenum Deposits of Ontario, Ontario Department of Mines, Mineral Deposit Curricular 7, p.51.

Bennett G. (1978) Geology of the Northeast Temagami Area, Ontario Geological Survey, Report 163, p.96-97.

Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 57.

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