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Atikokan area, Rainy River District, Ontario, Canada

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 45' 33'' North , 91° 36' 58'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.75917,-91.61611


This place is for specimens that did not come from one of the iron mines and for which you are not sure which mine it came from in the area. If it came form from one of the iron mines but you do not know which one then place your photo in "Atikokan Iron Mine"

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14 valid minerals.

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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



ID: 618888
Diorite-monzondiorite-granodiorite suite (saturated to oversaturated suite)

Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)

Comments: Superior Province

Lithology: Diorite, quartz diorite, minor tonalite, monzonite, granodiorite, syenite and hypabyssal equivalents

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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