Ontario Geological Survey
Permanent Link to this Record: MDI52F04NW00010
|Record Name(s)||Burnt - 1945, Byberg - 1945|
|Related Record Type||Simple|
|Date Last Modified||2022-Sep-02|
Primary Commodities: Gold
Township or Area: Heronry Lake Area
Latitude: 49° 14' 16.99" Longitude: -93° 54' 15.7"
UTM Zone: 15 Easting: 434169 Northing: 5454313 UTM Datum: NAD83
Resident Geologist District: Kenora
NTS Grid: 52F04NW
Point Location Description: Sample 902087 on map in AFRI 52F05SE2006
Location Method: Conversion from MDI
Access Description: Access from Kenora is gained via Highway 71 for about 10 km SE to Kakagi Lake. A 20 minute boat trip is required to reach the property on the north side of Kakagi Lake.
1944-45: H. Byberg conducted prospecting and sampling. 1974: ground was staked by R. Martin and partners who carried out prospecting and trenching. 1981: ground was restaked. 1982: trenching, prospecting, and grid layout was conducted. 1983: Welcome North Mines Ltd. optioned the property and conducted prospecting, geological mapping and soil geochemistry. 2004: Cunniah Lake Inc. conducted geological mapping, prospecting, and sampling.
|Office File Number||Online Assessment File Identifier||Online Assessment File Directory|
|52F05NW, MMMM-2, Cunniah Lake, 2.27990||52F05SE2006||52F05SE2006|
|52F04NW, C-2, Byberg, H. Group|
Geological Age: Archean
May 18, 2017 (C Ravnaas) - The host rock is a mafic to ultramafic intrusive (Kakagi Sill #1). In this area a zone of weak vertical shearing (with a 10 cm 'core' of strong shearing) was encountered with accompanying silica, chlorite, iron carbonate alteration and disseminated pyrite from 3 to 10%. This shear strikes at 163° (width unknown) and was witnessed for at least 100 meters.
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May 18, 2017 (C Ravnaas) - Seven grab samples were taken by Cunniah Lake Inc.. Five of these samples returned values from 17 to 46 ppb Au, while two samples that contained 8 to 10*56 pyrite returned Au values of 2,325 and 2,056 ppb.
Oct 27, 2017 (Therese Pettigrew) - Beard and Garratt (1976) describe the Burnt showing as narrow quartz veins in diorite. The No. 3 vein is 8-10 cm wide and was traced over 488 m. Several grab samples ran from 0.16 to 0.63 opt Au with one sample of 2.02 opt Au. In 1945, H. Byberg obtained an assay of 0.98 opt Au from a grab sample of a very narrow quartz vein (AFRI 52F05SW0076).
File - Resident Geologist files 52F04NW, C-2, Byberg, H. Group
Publication Number: Date:
Location: Kenora RGP
Mono - Gold deposits of the Kenora-Fort Frances area, districts of Kenora and Rainy River
Publication Number: MDC016 Page: 11 Date: 1976
Author: Beard R.C., Garratt G.L.
Publisher Name: Ontario Division of Mines
Mono - Gold deposits of Ontario, part 1, districts of Algoma, Cochrane, Kenora, Rainy River, and Thunder Bay
Publication Number: MDC013 Page: 240 Date: 1971
Author: Ferguson S.A., Groen H.A., Haynes R.
Publisher Name: Ontario Dept. of Mines and Northern Affairs
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