Mineral Deposit Inventory for Ontario

Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines

Permanent Link to this Record: MDI31F03NW00061

Deposit: MDI31F03NW00061


Mineral Deposit Identification
Deposit Name(s) Crawford Quarry - 1983
Related Deposit Type None
Deposit Status occurrence
Date Created 1993-Apr-12
Date Last Modified 2011-Jul-15
Created By Q Unknown
Revised By A Wilson


Primary Commodities: tourmaline, mineral specimen


Township or Area: Lyndoch

Latitude: 45° 12' 20.68"    Longitude: -77° 22' 50.86"

UTM Zone: 18    Easting: 313030   Northing: 5008564    UTM Datum: NAD83

Resident Geologist District: Southeastern Ontario

NTS Grid: 31F03NW

Point Location Description: approximate

Location Method: data compilation

Source Map: DEMR 1984, NTS 31F03 DENBIGH

Sources Map Scale: 1:25 000

Access Description: 1.0 km north of Ruby Mine.

Exploration and Mining History

circa 1983: tourmaline specimens collected and sold from this site


Province: Grenville

Subprovince: Central Metasedimentary Belt

Mineral Deposit Lithology

Lithology Data
Rock Type Rank Composition Texture Relationship
marble 1 contains
pegmatite 2 contains


Deposit Mineralization and Alteration
Rank Mineral Name Class Economic Mineral Type Alteration Mineral Type Alteration Ranking Alteration Intensity Habit Description
1 tourmaline economic ore
2 garnet economic ore
3 quartz economic ore
4 tremolite economic ore
5 actinolite economic ore
6 diopside economic ore

Mineralization Comments

07/07/2011 (A Wilson) - Crystals of garnet, quartz, dravite (tourmaline) and tremolite-actinolite were among those mineral specimens being removed from here by an Etobicoke entrepreneur

Mineral Deposit Details

Deposit Classification
Rank Classification            
1 pegmatite


Book - Industrial minerals of the Algonquin Region, p. 98, 260, 290

Publication Number: OFR5425    Date: 1983

Author: W. Martin

Publisher Name: OGS


Date: 1996

Map - Brudenell-Raglan area

Publication Number: M1953-2    Scale: 1:63 360    Date: 1953

Publisher Name: ODM

Map - Barry's Bay

Publication Number: M2461    Scale: 1:100 000    Date: 1982

Publisher Name: OGS

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