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Ontario Geological Survey

Year-to-Date Mineral-Related Activity in the Resident Geologist Districts
Activity in the Southern Ontario District updated December 2015


Mining and Exploration Activity
Company
Property Name
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Exploration Activity
A. Dubblestein
Little-Bryan
Lyndoch
(Graphite, Diopside)
Analyses, Option agreement, Sampling, Trenching, Geological mapping
C.H. Demill Holdings Inc.
Melrose Quarry
Tyendinaga
(Limestone)
Diamond drilling
Canadian Wollastonite
St. Lawrence Mine
Pittsburgh, Leeds
(Wollastonite, Diopside)
New products announced
Crown William Mining Corp.
Madoc Project
Madoc,Tudor, Cashel, Grimsthorpe, Effingham
(Gold)
Drill core sampling, Stripping, Sampling
Danford Granite Ltd.
Bridgewater Quarry
Elzevir
(Trap Rock)
Blasting, Bulk sampling, Drill core examination, Product testing
M. Forget
Malcolm Prospect
Lyndoch
(Graphite)
Geochemical survey, Geological mapping, Stripping, Prospecting, Trenching, Geophysics
M. Glanfield
Pay Rock Prospect
Barrie
(Gold)
Assays, Line cutting, Prospecting
R. Waring
Anglesea Claims
Anglesea
(Gold)
Prospecting
Sifto Canada
Goderich Mine
Goderich
(Salt)
Mine upgrades
Skead Holdings Ltd.
El Nino
Monmouth, Cardiff
(Rare Earth Elements)
Drill core sampling
Skead Holdings Ltd.
Salerno Lake
Snowdon
(Zinc)
Sampling
The Canadian Salt Company (Windsor Salt)
Ojibway Mine
Sandwich
(Salt)
Mine upgrades
Union Glory Gold Ltd.
Addington Gold
Kaladar
(Gold)
Diamond drilling, Soil sampling

Assessment Files Received
Company : Property Name
Assessment File
Township or Area Work Type
D. McBride, J. McBride, J. Laidlaw, J. Ryder : Claim #'s 1500808 and 4209871
2.55886
Limerick Geological survey, Prospecting
Douglas Baird : Claim # 1183925
2.56019
Kaladar Geochemical survey
JD Exploration Inc. : Hindon Copper Property
2.55766
Hindon Microscopic study
John Archibald : Loom Lake Graphite Occurrence
2.56123
Galway Assays, Geological mapping, Geological survey, Stripping
M. Forget : Malcolm Prospect
2.56175
Lyndoch Trenching, Geophysics, Geological mapping, Prospecting, Geochemical survey, Stripping
M. Glanfield : Pay Rock Prospect
2.56216
Barrie Line cutting, Prospecting, Assays
Robert D. Lawrence : Claim # 4209863
2.55808
Effingham Prospecting, Microscopic study
Robert D. Lawrence : Claim # 4209861
2.56076
Ashby Assays, Manual
Robert D. Lawrence : Claim # 4209859
2.55660
Effingham Prospecting, Assays
Skead Holdings Ltd. : Pusey Lake Property
2.55831, 2.55832
Cardiff Prospecting, Assays
Skead Holdings Ltd. : Monmouth Property
2.55827
Monmouth Prospecting
Skead Holdings Ltd. : Halls Lake Property
2.55822
Cardiff Prospecting
Skead Holdings Ltd. : Cardiff RE Property - North Block
2.55829
Cardiff Prospecting

Property Visits Made
Company
Property Name
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Comments
A. Dubblestein
Little-Bryan
Lyndoch
(Graphite, Diopside)
Examined areas of new trenching on graphite zone and new stripped areas of white diopside
A. Dubblestein
Little-Bryan
Lyndoch
(Graphite, Diopside)
Examined area of marble dimension stone prospect optioned by Georgian Bay Marble and Stone with representatives of the Algonquins of Ontario
A. Marmaro & Terrazzo Olympic, LLC
Tweed Marble Quarry
Hungerford
(Marble)
Scarborough Gem and Mineral Club field trip, rock and mineral collecting
California Gold Mining Inc.
Dingman Prospect
Marmora
(Gold)
Field trip with University of Toronto professor and students for potential thesis study areas; low-grade gold in highly altered quartz feldspar porphyry
Crown William Mining Corp.
Madoc Project
Madoc
(Gold)
Geological exam of newly-washed outcrops, trenches
Danford Granite Ltd.
Bridgewater Quarry
Elzevir
(Trap rock)
Examined new trenches and rock face being drilled for quarry blast
Drain Brothers Excavating Ltd.
Havelock Quarry
Belmont
(Basalt)
Sampled basalt for mineral fibre production study
G. Baciu
Mann Lake Project
Lake
(Talc, Marble)
Examined areas of talc-tremolite alteration and green marble with potential for dimension stone
J. Archibald
Loom Lake Graphite Occurrence
Galway
(Graphite)
Examination of outcrop in graphite zone
M. Forget
Malcolm Prospect
Lyndoch
(Graphite)
Geological examination of new exposures of graphite mineralization in trenches
M. Forget
Malcolm Prospect
Lyndoch
(Graphite)
Geological exam of new exposures of graphite mineralization in trenches
MRT Aggregates Inc.
Methuen Quarry
Methuen
(Ballast)
Sampled gabbro for mineral fibre production study
No Company
Dostanko Pits
Marmora
(Sulphides)
Minor iron and copper sulphides in silicified metasediments exposed in old prospect pits
No Company
Frontenac Lead Mine
Loughborough
(Lead)
Examination of mine hazard, evaluation as site for mineral specimens
No Company
Hwy 62 East Quarry
Tudor
(Marble)
Located abandoned quarry, examined grey, banded marble; very friable, fractured rock, not suitable for dimension stone or aggregate
No Company
McMillan Quarry
Dungannon
(Marble)
Located abandoned quarry and examined marble blocks and waste rock; potential source of stone for sculpture, crushed stone
No Company
Ore Chimney Prospect
Barrie
(Gold)
Field trip with Kawartha Rock and Fossil Club
No Company
Smart Occurrence (Miller Property)
Sebastopol
(Apatite, Biotite)
Field trip with Mining Matters staff
No Company
Stewart Quarry
Dungannon
(Marble)
Located abandoned quarry and examined grey-buff marble blocks and waste rock; potential source of stone for sculpture, crushed stone
R. Waring
Anglesea Claims
Anglesea
(Gold)
Examined several areas of quartz veining in carbonatized shear zones in mafic volcanic rock. Assays pending
Sherritt International
Madoc Talc Mine
Huntingdon
(Talc, Nephrite)
Channel cut sample taken on outcrop adjacent to talc zone, confirmed tremolite-rich, possible nephrite zone
Union Glory Gold Ltd.
Addington Gold
Kaladar
(Gold)
Examined diamond drill core and outcrops in area NE of old mine workings
Upper Canada Stone Company Ltd.
Green Quarry
Huntingdon
(Marble)
Scarborough Gem and Mineral Club field trip, rock and mineral collecting
Valterra Resource Corp.
Bobcaygeon Graphite
Cavendish
(Graphite)
Examination of discovery trench area
W. Graf
Temagami Pink Marble Property
Faraday
(Marble)
Examined test quarry faces and quarry/waste blocks of pink marble breccia. Owner interested in optioning to marble producer

For further information contact the Southern Ontario District Resident Geologist Office

Updated December 2015