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Record: MDI000000000288


Mineral Record Identification
Record Name(s) Sample 0134 - 1986
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Record Status Occurrence
Date Created 2007-Mar-30
Date Last Modified 2022-Jun-08
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Primary Commodities: Gold


Township or Area: Stoughton Lake Area

Latitude: 51° 34' 23.83"    Longitude: -91° 31' 56.86"

UTM Zone: 15    Easting: 601700.001   Northing: 5714600.002    UTM Datum: NAD83

Resident Geologist District: Thunder Bay North

NTS Grid: 52O12SE

Point Location Description: Assessment file map (Weidner 1987).

Location Method: Data Compilation

Exploration History

1960: Diamond drilling by Castlebar Silver & Cobalt Mines in the area between Lang Lake and Saddle Lake. 1968-1972: Bochawna Copper Mines Ltd. and the Hanna Mining Company conducted an extensive exploration program in the area north of Lang Lake, including a diamond drilling program that outlined a copper deposit. 1969-1971: The Algoma Steel Corporation Ltd. conducted extensive diamond drilling and geophysics in northwest of Lang Lake for iron ore. 1969-1970: Card Lake Copper Mines Limited conducted grid mapping geophysics and diamond drilling for gold and base metals in the Saddle Lake, Boyes Lake, Card-Cannon Lakes, and Heinz Lake areas. 1970: Mextor Mineral Ltd. and Kennco Exploration Limited conducted geophysics and diamond drilling for base metals in the Saddle Lake area. 1984-1986: Duration Mines conducted geophysics, grid mapping and diamond drilling on the southern arm of the Lang Lake greenstone belt for base metals mineralization. 1985-1986: Geological, geochemical and geophysical surveys in the western Lang Lake area by Utah Mines. 1991-1992: Noranda Exploration Company Limited conducted grid mapping, geophysics and diamond drilling for base metals in the Lang Lake and Saddle Lake areas. 2003-2007: East-West Resource Corporation conducted geological and geophysical surveys and diamond drilling of the Lang Lake copper deposit.

Assessment Work on File

Assessment Work on File
Office File Number Online Assessment File Identifier Online Assessment File Directory
2.11008 52O12NE0001 52O12NE0001


Province: Superior

Subprovince: Uchi

Terrane: North Caribou

Domain: Uchi

Belt: Lang Lake

Geological Age: Neoarchean  

Geology Comments

Mar 30, 2007 (Mark Puumala) - The area geology is described in MDI52O12SE00012.


Lithology Data
Rock Type Rank Composition Texture Relationship
Vein 1 Quartz
Granodiorite 2 Contains
Intermediate lava flow-unsubdivided 3 Near

Mineralization Comments

Mar 30, 2007 (Mark Puumala) - Weidner (1987) reported an anomalous gold assay of 0.047 oz/ton from a small, isolated quartz vein located in a felsic intrusion near the southern boundary of the Lang Lake greenstone belt. The occurrence is located immediately east of the contact between intermediate metavolcanics and granodiorite and a north-northeast trending lineament mapped by Weidner (1987).

Mineral Record Details

1 Lode (Gold)
Rank Characteristic            
1 Vein

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