Mineral Deposit Inventory for Ontario

Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines

Permanent Link to this Record: MDI31E09SE00011

Deposit: MDI31E09SE00011


Mineral Deposit Identification
Deposit Name(s) Cameron-aleck - 1992
Related Deposit Type None
Deposit Status past producing mine without reserves
Date Created 1992-Feb-10
Date Last Modified 2005-Dec-07
Created By Q Unknown
Revised By D Laidlaw


Primary Commodities: feldspar (nonmetals)

Secondary Commodities: cerium


Township or Area: Murchison

Latitude: 45° 34' 35.45"    Longitude: --78° 3' 6.84"

UTM Zone: 17    Easting: 730011   Northing: 5051225    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: 0.7 km NW of Lil Lake. Note: reference might refer to lot 17, conc. 6, MDI31E09SE00005, N 0127.

Exploration and Mining History

1949-53: Cameron and Aleck produced 1 869 tons of feldspar.

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 allanite economic ore n/a
2 feldspar economic ore n/a
3 fergusonite economic ore n/a

Production Data
Year Tonnes Commodities Commodity Production Reference Comment
1992 0 Mdi


Book - OGS 1971 MRC 14 P49

Publication Number: N/A    Date: 1996

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