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Ontario Geological Survey

Year-to-Date Mineral-Related Activity in the Resident Geologist Districts
Activity in the Sudbury District updated December 2017


Mining and Exploration Activity
Company
Property Name
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Exploration Activity
BTU Capital Corporation
Shakespeare Gold Property
Shakespeare
(Gold)
BTU Capital Corp enters Option Agreement on Shakespeare Gold Project, BTU Capital Corp name change to BTU Metals Corp.
BTU Metals Corporation
Shakespeare Gold Property
Shakespeare
(Gold)
BTU Metals announces drill program on Shakespeare Property, BTU Metals Corp. NI43-101 report on the Shakespeare Gold Property
CBLT Inc
Copper Prince
Falconbridge
(Cobalt, Gold)
CBLT Inc. updates operations information
CBLT Inc
Dryden Cobalt
Falconbridge
(Cobalt, Gold)
CBLT Inc. updates operations information
Conquest Resources Ltd.
Golden Rose Gold Mine
Afton
(Gold)
Conquest Resources acquires Northern Nickel Mining
Deveron UAS
Boreal Agrominerals
Venturi
(Fertilizer (volcanic minerals))
Sale of Boreal Agrominerals
Glencore Canada
Falconbridge Office
Falconbridge
(Nickel, Copper, Cobalt)
2016 Annual Report Issued, 2016 Production Report, 2016 Reserves and Resource Report, Glencore half-year Report 2017, Glencore Q1 Production Report, Glencore Q3 Production Report, Glencore's half year Production Report (H1), News on production from Onapin
Glencore Canada
Onaping/Creighton Mines
Falconbridge
(Nickel, Copper, Cobalt)
Reporting on Onaping Depth Project
Green Swan Capital Corp.
Copper Prince
Falconbridge
(Cobalt, Gold)
Diamond Drill Results, Green Swan Capital Corp. changes name to CBLT Inc.
Inventus Mining Corp.
Pardo Paleoplacer Gold Property
Pardo
(Gold)
Diamond Drilling, 2016 Activities Update, and 2017 Program & Strategy Outline, Exploration Update & Drilling Results, Inventus Mining Continues to Expand Higher Grade Areas at Pardo, Inventus Mining Exploration Update, Inventus Provides Report On Positive
KGHM International Ltd.
Morrison Mine
Levack
(Copper, Nickel)
Consolidated Financial Statement for 2016, KGHM Consolidated Q3 Report, KGHM Consolidated Report 1st Quarter 2017, KGHM Consolidated Report half-year 2017
New Age Metals
River Valley Property
Dana, Pardo
(Platinum Group Elements)
NAM Exploration Update on River Valley PGM Project, NAM final results from 2017 drilling on River Valley PGM Project., NAM initiating new resource model for River Valley PGM Project, NAM releases first drill hole results from the 2017 drill campaign on it
Northern Graphite Corp.
Bisset Creek Property
Maria
(Graphite)
Northern Graphite announces results of additional metallurgical testing, Northern Graphite signs technology licencing agreement with Hatch Ltd, Northern Graphite Upgrades Concentrate Purity
Northern Sphere Mining Corp. & Trueclaim Exploration Inc.
Scadding Gold JV Property
Scadding
(Gold)
Northern Sphere announces drill program on Scadding Property, Northern Sphere Mining receives Drilling Permit for Scadding Gold Property, Northern Sphere reports first results from Scadding drill program.
Pacific North West Capital Corp.
River Valley Property
Dana, Pardo
(Platinum Group Elements)
Name Change
Vale Canada Ltd.
Sudbury Office
Snider
(Nickel)
2016 Production Report, Stobie Mine put on care and maintenance, Vale announces the suspension of operations at the Stobie Mine in 2017, Vale Q3 Production Report, Vale releases 1Q17 Production Report, Vale suspending Clarabelle Mill crushing plant in fav
Wallbridge Mining Company Ltd.
East Range Property
Capreol
(Copper, Nickel, Platinum Group Elements, Gold)
Exploration and Development Outlook 2017
Wallbridge Mining Company Ltd.
Parkin Property
Parkin
(Copper, Nickel, Platinum Group Elements, Gold)
Exploration and Development Outlook 2017, Exploration Drilling Results and Update, Wallbridge intersects further high-grade Ni-Cu-PGM's at Parkin Property
Wellgreen Platinum Ltd.
Shakespeare Property
Shakespeare
(Copper, Nickel, Platinum Group Elements)
Sale of Ursa Major Minerals to private company

Assessment Files Received
Company : Property Name
Assessment File
Township or Area Work Type
B Wright & North American Palladium LTD. : Janes Properties
2.57300
Janes SAMP GMAP MAG
407043 Ontario Limited : Claims 4209837-43
2.57625
Capreol RECUT, PITS, SAMP, ICP-MS
A Barry : The Barry Property
2.58209
Norman GMAP
A J LeBlanc F C Racicot : Mining Claim 1214610
2.56276
Crerar MAG
Aecon Mining Inc. : Rainbow Mountain Property
2.57214
Ferris SAMP, ASSAY
ARW Exploration Ltd : Vernon Township Marble Deposit
2.57701
Vernon MAN, SAMP, GMAP
Battery Mineral Resources Ltd : Cobra property
2.58059
Hart MAG
Canadian Continental Exploration : Eaglerock Lake Property
2.57677
Scholes MAG, VLF-EM, DRILL
D.K. Ankomah : Claim 3004077
2.57090
Afton SAMP ASSAY
F. Delabbio : Sheppard Claim 4216910
2.57813
Aylmer MAN, GMAP
F.C. Racicot H.R. Butler : N/A: 17 454074 E 5141670 N
2.57584
Hyman Very Low Frequency electromagnetic survey
G Mote : Claims 4226737 and 4244269
2.57689
Garrow MAN, RECUT
Glencore Canada Corp., Wallbridge mining Company Ltd. : Parkin Property
2.57189
Parkin STRIP, MECH, LC, BHEM, ASSAY
Green Swan Capital Corperation : Copper Prince Property
2.57974
Falconbridge DRILL, ASSAY
High G Minerals Ltd. : 6 Claim Units
2.57221
Papineau RECUT
K V Naples : Claims S1237401 and S1237402
2.57683
Foster SAMP, ASSAY, ICP-MS
Kealey G.G. Howden A. Cripps J.N. : Claim # 1197239
2.57326
Butler Prospecting, Sampling
LG Cook, JC Cook : Claims 4271488 and 4279044
2.57714
Street MAN, MECH, STRP
M Kosovsky : Makada Lake Property
2.58276
Waters ASSAY
Mount Logan Resources : The Pardo Property
2.56303
Pardo RAD RADON RECUT
Ronald A Montreuil : Mattawan Claim
2.57279
Mattawan Geological mapping, Prospecting
Skead Holdings Ltd. : Agnew Mine Property
2.58050
Hymen MAG, VLF-EM
T Sheppard : Sheppard Property
2.58198
Aylmer SOIL-ASSAY
Thomas H. Sheppard : Claims 4203306 and 4216910
2.57391
Aylmer Geological mapping, Prospecting
Thomas H. Sheppard : Sheppard Group Claim
2.57270, 2.57274, 2.57269
Aylmer SAMP, GMAP, ASSAY
Thomas H. Sheppard : Claims 4203306
2.57389, 2.57390
Aylmer Assays, Prospecting, Sampling
Thomas H. Sheppard : Claim 4216910
2.57392
Aylmer Geological mapping, Prospecting
URSA Major Minerals Incorporated & Glencore : Shakespeare Property
2.57305
Shakespear AMAG AEM AGRAV
Vale : Lorn Township Property
2.57781
Lorne MAN, BORE, DHGPHYS
Vision Exploration : Cucumber Lake Project
2.57739
MacBeth MAG
Wallbridge Mining Company Limited : Barry Property
2.57334
Norman Assays, Geological mapping, Prospecting
Wallbridge Mining Company Limited : Rudy's Lake Project
2.57335
Morgan Prospecting, Sampling
Wallbridge Mining Company Ltd : Drury, Trill, Worthington Property
2.57160
Totten VTEM TDEM EM GMAP SAMP TRNCH 2DDH/350.5m
Wallbridge Mining Company Ltd : Windy Lake Property
2.57168
Cascaden EM 6 DDH/8486m ASSAY
Wallbridge Mining Company, Glencore Canada : Wisner Property
2.57634
Wisner MECH STRIP GMAP

Mineral Deposit Updates
Deposit Name
MDI Identifier
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Mineral Deposit Status
Deposit Change Type
Mohawk Garnet Deposit
MDI000000001564
Street
Primary: (Garnet (Nonmetals))
Past Producing Mine without Reserves
Complete update
Falcon Gold Mines Limited
MDI41I10SE00003
Falconbridge
Primary: (Gold)
Developed Prospect without Reserves
Complete update
Grid C Property
MDI41I14NE00020
Creelman
Primary: (Uranium)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Nordic Resources Prospect
MDI41I14NE00021
Roberts
Primary: (Uranium, Thorium)
Prospect
Complete update
L. Leslie Property
MDI41I14NE00022
Creelman
Primary: (Uranium); Secondary: (Thorium)
Prospect
Complete update
Roberts Lake Occurrence
MDI41I14NE00023
Roberts
Primary: (Uranium)
Occurrence
Complete update
Dyno Mines-Assembly Mines
MDI41I14NE00024
Roberts
Primary: (Uranium)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Mataris Property
MDI41I14NE00026
Roberts
Primary: (Molybdenum, Uranium)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Assembly-Elmridge
MDI41I14NE00029
Roberts
Primary: (Uranium); Secondary: (Copper)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Morin Lake
MDI41I14NE00033
Roberts
Primary: (Iron)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Roberts River Occurrence
MDI41I14NE00034
Roberts
Primary: (Iron)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Ingamar Occurrence
MDI41I15NW00013
Fraleck
Primary: (Uranium, Thorium)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Fraleck
MDI41I15NW00015
Fraleck
Primary: (Gold, Silver); Secondary: (Copper, Lead)
Occurrence
Complete update
Canadian Johns-Manville DDH FR 68-1
MDI41I15NW00017
Fraleck
Primary: (Uranium); Secondary: (Copper)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Wanapitei River Copper
MDI41I15NW00018
Fraleck
Primary: (Copper, Gold); Secondary: (Zinc, Nickel)
Occurrence
Complete update
Brady Copper Showing
MDI41I15NW00019
Fraleck
Primary: (Copper)
Occurrence
Complete update
Skunk Lake Property
MDI41I16NE00035
Scholes
Primary: (Iron)
Prospect
Complete update
Eagle Rock Iron Mines Ltd.
MDI41I16NE00036
Scholes
Primary: (Iron)
Developed Prospect with Reserves
Complete update
Gull Lake Iron Mines Ltd.
MDI41I16NE00037
Scholes
Primary: (Iron); Secondary: (Copper)
Prospect
Complete update
Homestake Exploration Ltd.
MDI41I16NE00038
Scholes
Primary: (Iron)
Occurrence
Complete update
Mining Geophysics Corp. Ltd. Prospect
MDI41I16NE00046
Scholes
Primary: (Copper, Iron); Secondary: (Sulphur/Pyrite)
Prospect
Complete update
North Eaglerock Lake Occurrence
MDI41I16NW00009
Scholes
Primary: (Sulphur/Pyrite, Gold)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Abex Mines Occurrence
MDI41I16NW00010
Scholes
Primary: (Sulphur/Pyrite)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
South Eaglerock Pyrite Float
MDI41I16NW00013
Scholes
Primary: (Sulphur/Pyrite)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
New Golden Rose Mine
MDI41I16NW00015
Afton
Primary: (Gold); Secondary: (Silver)
Past Producing Mine without Reserves
Complete update
Emerald Marble
MDI41I16NW00019
Afton
Primary: (Marble (Structural Materials))
Occurrence
Complete update
J. F. Grainger
MDI41I16NW00039
Scholes
Primary: (Copper, Lead, Zinc); Secondary: (Gold)
Occurrence
Complete update
Shields
MDI41I16NW00040
Scholes
Primary: (Copper)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Noranda Mines Limited
MDI41I16NW00041
Scholes
Primary: (Copper); Secondary: (Zinc)
Occurrence
Complete update
West Abex Showing
MDI41I16NW00043
Scholes
Primary: (Copper); Secondary: (Sulphur/Pyrite)
Occurrence
Complete update
New Athona Mines Limited
MDI41I16NW00045
Scholes
Primary: (Iron); Secondary: (Copper, Sulphur/Pyrite)
Occurrence
Complete update
Cadesky Iron Occurrence
MDI41I16NW00048
Scholes
Primary: (Iron)
Occurrence
Complete update
Southwest Abex Showing
MDI41I16NW00051
Scholes
Primary: (Copper); Secondary: (Cobalt, Gold, Silver)
Discretionary Occurrence
Complete update
Emerald Lake Prospect
MDI41I16NW00053
Afton
Primary: (Iron)
Past Producing Mine without Reserves
Complete update
Emerald Lake
MDI41I16NW00054
Afton
Primary: (Cobalt, Copper); Secondary: (Gold, Nickel, Silver, Zinc)
Occurrence
Complete update
Church Prospect
MDI41I16NW00058
Afton
Primary: (Copper)
Occurrence
Complete update
East Quartz Showing
MDI41I16NW00060
Afton
Primary: (Silica Sand); Secondary: (Copper)
Occurrence
Complete update
Aumacho River Mines Ltd.
MDI41I16NW00061
Afton
Primary: (Copper, Silica Sand)
Occurrence
Complete update

Property Visits Made
Company
Property Name
Township or Area
(Commodity)
Comments
CBLT Inc.
Copper Prince
Falconbridge
(Co Au)
District Office staff visited property with company geologist. Property is part of the "Huronian Gold Belt". Numerous trenches and pits were excavated historically. Outcrops and excavations at the original Copper Prince showing were visted. The newly cleaned outcrops and excavations at Ed's Watering Hole were visited. Ed's Watering Hole has been the focus of recent exploration for Cobalt, including drilling.
Inventus Mining Corp.
Pardo Paleoplacer Gold Property
Pardo
(Au)
District Geology Office Staff visitied property with Inventus Mining geologist. Visited multiple surface stripped sites. Sites channel sampled, drilled and local small bulk sampled. Polymictic gold-bearing boulder conglomerate of the Mississagi Formation. Variations in thickness and grain size of units. Gold localized in matrix of conglomerate. Pyrite in matrix as "pellets" and/or very fine grained disseminated.
KGHM International and Vale Canada
Whistle Podolsky
Norman
(Ni Cu Co PGM)
District Office staff participated in a Field Trip to Whistle and Podolsky Mines Property given by KGHM and Vale. Large outcrop areas showing the relationships between various breccia types (Sudbury breccia, granite breccia and metabreccia) were examined, as was the sublayer contact.
New Age Metals Inc.
River Valley Property
Dana, Pardo
(PGM)
District Geologist visited River Valley Property with New Age Metals geologists. Visited core facility to view core from ongoing drill program; PGE-bearing breccia at River Valley Intrusion contact. Field visit to stripped outcrop of PGE-bearing breccia contact. Bulk sample location. Visited active drill rig location.
Pavey Ark Minerals Inc.
East Bull Lake Property
41 J/8
(PGM)
District Geology Office Staff visited Pavey Ark's East Bull Lake Property with Company owner. Visited on-site core facility to view historic core. Visited outcrops along strike length of hosting unit. Historic work included trenching and drilling. The mineralization appears to be concentrated in a variably textured phase of the intrusion near its lower contact.
Sudbury Platinum
Aer-Kidd Property
Denison
(Nickel-Platinum Group Elements)
District Geology Office Staff visited Sudbry Platinum AER-Kidd Property with Company Geologist. Visted outcrops at or in proximity to the past-producing Howland Pit, and Rosen and Robinson Mines, and the former mill site. Mineralization is Sudbury Offset Dyke type. Property is located on the Worthington Offset dyke along strike between Vale's Totten Mine and KGHM's Victoria Project. Sudbury Platinum is targeting the depth extensions of the former mines.
Wallbridge Mining Company Ltd.
Parkin Property
41 I/15
(Copper, Nickel, Platinum Group Elements, Gold)
District Geology Office Staff visited Wallbridge Parkin Property with Company Geologist and group from Laurentian SEG Chapter. Visted outcrops stripped along the strike on the Parking offset dyke in recent years. Mineralization is Sudbury Offset Dyke type (Ni-Cu-Co-PGE). The dyke has inclusion-bearing and non-inclusion-bearing phases. The inclusion-bearing phase hosts the mineralization.

For further information contact the Sudbury District Resident Geologist Office

Updated December 2017