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Desmont Mine (Homer Yellowknife prospect), Monmouth Township, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 2' 32'' North , 78° 14' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.04250,-78.24000
GeoHash:G#: f2025xere
Other regions containing this locality:Bancroft area (Bancroft district), Ontario, Canada
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


In calcite, granite pegmatite, and crystalline limestone.

The deposit was explored for uranium mineralization in 1954 and 1955 by Desmont Mining Corporation, Limited.

The deposit is exposed by pits, strippings, & trenches extending over a distance of 1150 meters.



Mineral List


27 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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Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 617210
Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Flinton Group

Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt

Lithology: Marble, calc-silicate rocks, skarn, tectonic breccias

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]

Ectasian
1200 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3185742
Mesoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ectasian (1200 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Marble

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]

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References

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Satterly J. (1956) Radioactive Mineral Occurrences in the Bancroft Area, Ontario Department of Mines, Annual report ARV65, pt.6, p.86-88.
Hewitt D.F. (1967) Uranium and Thorium Deposits of Southern Ontario, Ontario Department of Mines, Mineral Deposit Circular 4, p.28.
Armstrong H.S. and Gittins J. (1968) Geology of Glamorgan and Monmouth townships, Haliburton County, Ontario Department of Mines, Open File Report 5021, p.154-157.
Sabina, A.P. (1982): Some rare minerals of the Bancroft area. Mineralogical Record 13 (4), 225
Ann P.Sabina (1986), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Bancroft-Parry Sound Area and Southern Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 39

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