Mineral Deposit Inventory for Ontario

Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines

Permanent Link to this Record: MDI31E09SE00007

Deposit: MDI31E09SE00007


Mineral Deposit Identification
Deposit Name(s) Cameron - 1991
Related Deposit Type None
Deposit Status past producing mine without reserves
Date Created 1991-Feb-12
Date Last Modified 2005-Dec-07
Created By Q Unknown
Revised By D Laidlaw


Primary Commodities: mica

Secondary Commodities: feldspar (nonmetals)


Township or Area: Murchison

Latitude: 45° 33' 20.16"    Longitude: --78° 2' 38.64"

UTM Zone: 17    Easting: 730708   Northing: 5048924    UTM Datum: NAD83

Resident Geologist District: Southeastern Ontario

NTS Grid: 31E09SE

Point Location Description: General

Location Method: conversion from mdi

Source Map: NTS 31E9

Sources Map Scale: 1:50 000

Access Description: 0.8 km SW of Whitelily Lake.

Exploration and Mining History

1931: 630 pounds of muscovite were removed. (OFR 5425, p222).

Mineral Deposit Lithology

Lithology Data
Rock Type Rank Composition Texture Relationship
felsic intrusive 1 pegmatite contains


Deposit Mineralization and Alteration
Rank Mineral Name Class Economic Mineral Type Alteration Mineral Type Alteration Ranking Alteration Intensity Habit Description
1 muscovite economic ore n/a
2 biotite economic ore n/a
3 microcline economic ore n/a
4 quartz economic ore n/a

Production Data
Year Tonnes Commodities Commodity Production Reference Comment
1991 0 Mdi


Book - GSC MEM 195 P27

Publication Number: N/A    Date: 1996

Book - OGS 1983, OFR 5425, P82, 222

Publication Number: N/A    Date: 2003

Book - OGS 1967, IMR 21, P30

Publication Number: N/A    Date: 2003

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