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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 2016


Mining and Exploration Activity
Company
Property Name
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Exploration Activity
Crown William Mining Corp.
Madoc Project
Madoc
(Gold)
Drill core sampling, Moving drill core, Moving drill core at Tweed drill core library
Danford Granite Ltd.
Bridgewater Quarry
Elzevir
(Trap rock)
Drilling in preparation for 30 000 tonne blast
R. Waring
Anglesea Claims
Anglesea
(Gold)
Stripping
Skead Holdings Ltd.
Cardiff RE Property - North Block
Cardiff
(Uranium, Thorium, Rare Earth Elements)
Soil sampling
Skead Holdings Ltd.
Halo Prospect
Cardiff
(Uranium, Thorium, Rare Earth Elements)
Re-sampling of archived drill core, Tweed drill core library
Skead Holdings Ltd.
Monmouth Property
Monmouth
(Uranium, Thorium, Rare Earth Elements)
Re-sampling of archived drill core, Tweed drill core library
Union Glory Gold Ltd.
Addington Gold
Kaladar
(Gold)
Diamond drilling

Assessment Files Received
Company : Property Name
Assessment File
Township or Area Work Type
A. Dubblestein : Little-Bryan
2.56628
Lyndoch Assays, Manual, Prospecting, Stripping
Bertus Industrial Limited : Griffith Marble Prospect
2.56577
Griffith Other
JD Exploration Inc. : Hindon Copper Property
2.56371
Hindon Assays, Geological survey, Induced Polarization survey, Line cutting, Prospecting
M. Forget : Malcolm Prospect
2.56569
Lyndoch Assays, Geological mapping, Geological survey, Prospecting, Stripping
Robert D. Lawrence : Claim # 4209861
2.57024
Ashby Manual, Prospecting
Skead Holdings Ltd. : Salerno Lake
2.56329
Snowdon Assays, Geochemical survey
Skead Holdings Ltd. : El Nino
2.56835
Cardiff, Monmouth, Snowdon Assays, Geochemical survey
Skead Holdings Ltd. : Cardiff RE Property - Empire-B Extension
2.56836, 2.56358, 2.56829, 2.56301
Cardiff, Monmouth Assays, Geochemical survey, Prospecting
The Corp. of the Municipality of Highlands East : Salerno Claim
2.56886
Glamorgan Manual, Trenching
The Corp. of the Municipality of Highlands East : Mumford Claim
2.56874
Cardiff Geological mapping
Trigan Resources Inc. : West Gabbro Property
2.56451
Methuen Assays, Geochemical survey
Union Glory Gold Ltd. : Black River South Property
2.56611
Grimsthorpe Assays, Prospecting

Mineral Deposit Updates
Deposit Name
MDI Identifier
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Mineral Deposit Status
Deposit Change Type
Pickands Mather and Company
MDI000000001874
St. Edmunds
Primary: (Dolomite/Dolostone (Flux/Filler))
Discretionary Occurrence
New
Bridgewater Quarry
MDI31C11SW00053
Elzevir
Primary: (Trap Rock); Secondary: (Talc, Soapstone)
Producing Mine
Complete update

Property Visits Made
Company
Property Name
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Comments
A. Marmaro & Terrazzo Olympic, LLC
Tweed Marble Quarry
Hungerford
(Marble)
Site visit as part of a field trip for the Scarborough Gem and Mineral Club. Amazonite-bearing pegmatite dike and blue marble were sampled
Bertus Industrial Limited
Griffith Marble Prospect
Griffith
(Marble dimension stone)
Examination of quarry areas and crushed marble stockpiles, assess condition of site and take photos. Property is for sale.
California Gold Mining Inc.
Dingman Prospect
Marmora
(Gold)
Site visit as part of field trip for MNDM staff from Thunder Bay and as preparation on inclusion of the site in a field trip guide to gold deposits of S. Ont.
California Gold Mining Inc.
Dingman Prospect
Marmora
(Gold)
Field trip with new Regional Resident Geologist, S. Ont, Andre Tessier - familiarization with area gold deposits.
Crown William Mining Corp.
Madoc Project
Madoc
(Gold)
Site visit as part of field trip for the Scarborough Gem and Mineral Club. Quartz veins exposed by stripping and trenching contain Fe, Cu, Zn and Pb sulphides, tellurides, and rare visible gold.
Crown William Mining Corp.
Madoc Project
Madoc
(Gold)
Site visit as part of field trip for MNDM staff from Thunder Bay and as preparation on inclusion of the site in a field trip guide to gold deposits of S. Ont.
Crown William Mining Corp.
Madoc Project
Madoc
(Gold)
Field trip with new Regional Resident Geologist, S. Ont, Andre Tessier - familiarization with area gold deposits.
Crown William Mining Corp.
Madoc Project (old Bannockburn)
Madoc
(Gold)
Site visit for Abandoned Mines hazard assessment and MDI update; located trenches, shafts, sampled rock dumps, assays pending.
Danford Granite Ltd.
Bridgewater Quarry
Elzevir
(Trap rock)
A new quarry blast exposed a small zone of felsic dikes in the wall. The dikes appear to be offshoots of the Elzevir Granite and should be separated from the high-Mg gabbro that is intended for rock wool production.
Earth Resources Ltd.
Bobcaygeon Graphite
Galway
(Graphite)
Located and sampled narrow high-grade graphite zone in marble. Formerly explored by Valterra Resource Corp., the property is now available for option.
Hastings Highlands Resources Ltd.
Limerick (Macassa) Prospect
31C13
(Nickel, Copper, Platinum Group Elements)
Site visit as part of a field trip for the Southern Ontario Prospectors Association; examined Ni-Cu mineralized zone and surrounding rocks
M. Glanfield
Star East Claims
Barrie
(Gold)
Site visit to examine favourable volc-marble contact along strike to east from Star of the East gold prospect.
No Company
Edison Graphite
Marmora
(Graphite, Gold)
Examination of trenches, sampling of graphitic argillite and rusty quartz veins with minor sulphides and arsenopyrite
No Company
Frontenac Lead Mine
Loughborough
(Lead)
Site visit as part of field trip with the Niagara Peninsula Geological Society
No Company
Gilmour Gold Mine
Grimsthorpe
(Gold)
Site visit for MDI update; trenches and shaft located, sampled rock dumps, assays pending.
No Company
Ore Chimney Prospect
Barrie
(Gold)
Site visit as part of a field trip for the Scarborough Gem and Mineral Club. Mineralized quartz vein zone sampled at surface exposure and on ore dumps.
No Company
Ore Chimney Prospect
Barrie
(Gold)
Field trip with new Regional Resident Geologist, S. Ont, Andre Tessier - familiarization with area gold deposits.
No Company
Star Gold Mine
Barrie
(Gold)
Site visit for MDI update; trenches and shaft located, sampled rock dumps, assays pending.
Omya Canada Inc.
Omega Quarry
Darling
(Marble dimension stone)
Examination to assess condition of quarry area and photograph quarry faces; licensed quarry for lease by Omya for dimension stone extraction.
Omya Canada Inc.
Tatlock Quarry
Darling
(Marble industrial mineral)
Examination of quarry and update on production; plans to expand quarry to SE will double reserves.
R. Waring
Anglesea Claims
Barrie
(Gold)
Site visit to examine areas of trenching on quartz vein occurrences during Sept 2016 exploration program.
Rideauview Contracts Ltd.
Petworth Quarry
Portland
(Limestone dimension stone)
Examination of limestone beds for dimension stone; new permit in 2015 to expand to north, doubling quarry area
Union Glory Gold Ltd.
Addington
Kaladar
(Gold)
Site visit to examine new diamond drill core and discuss drill program, examine surface geology.
Union Glory Gold Ltd.
Addington
Kaladar
(Gold)
Site visit to examine new diamond drill core and discuss drill program.
Union Glory Gold Ltd.
Addington Gold
Kaladar
(Gold)
Site visit to examine new diamond drill core and discuss drill program.
Upper Canada Stone Company Limited
Green Quarry
Huntingdon
(Marble)
Site visit as part of field trip with the Buffalo Geological Society
W. Graf
Temagami Pink Marble Property
Faraday
(Marble)
Accompanied quarry operator with interest in marble dimension stone to the site; licensed quarry available for lease.

For further information contact the Southern Ontario District Resident Geologist Office

Updated December 2016