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Record: MDI52E16SW00003


Mineral Record Identification
Record Name(s) Champion Mine - 1898, Bad - 1927, Franklin - 1980
Related Record Type Simple
Related Record(s)
Record Status Prospect
Date Created 1980-Jul-30
Date Last Modified 2022-Mar-18
Created By
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Primary Commodities: Gold

Secondary Commodities: Silver


Township or Area: Haycock

Latitude: 49° 45' 58.03"    Longitude: -94° 19' 19.14"

UTM Zone: 15    Easting: 404799.87   Northing: 5513465.902    UTM Datum: NAD83

Resident Geologist District: Kenora

NTS Grid: 52E16SW

Point Location Description: Precise

Location Method: Conversion from MDI

Exploration History

1898-1936: Shaft sunk to 230 feet with 822 feet of lateral development. Some drilling.


Lithology Data
Rock Type Rank Composition Texture Relationship
Granodiorite 1 Adjacent
Granitoid-Unsubdivided 2 Adjacent
Vein 3 Contains


Mineralization and Alteration
Rank Mineral Name Class Economic Mineral Type Alteration Mineral Type Alteration Ranking Alteration Intensity Alteration Style

Mineral Record Details

Production Data
Year Tonnes Commodities Reference Comment
1926 209 Silver 15 Ounces
Gold 107 Ounces
231+ tons milled


Part - Geology of the north central part of the Lake of the Woods

Publication Number: ARV45-03.001 Scale:     Date: 1997

Author: Thomson J.E.

Publisher Name: Ontario Dept. of Mines


Mono - Gold deposits of Ontario, part 1, districts of Algoma, Cochrane, Kenora, Rainy River, and Thunder Bay

Publication Number: MDC013 Scale:     Date: 1971

Author: Ferguson S.A., Groen H.A., Haynes R.

Publisher Name: Ontario Dept. of Mines and Northern Affairs


Mono - Gold deposits of the Kenora-Fort Frances area, districts of Kenora and Rainy River

Publication Number: MDC016 Scale:     Date: 1976

Author: Beard R.C., Garratt G.L.

Publisher Name: Ontario Division of Mines


Mono - The geological setting of gold occurrences in the Lake of the Woods area

Publication Number: OFR5695 Scale:     Date: 1988

Author: Davies J.C., Smith P.M.

Publisher Name: Ontario Geological Survey


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