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Record: MDI52F04SE00022


Mineral Record Identification
Record Name(s) Phinney Lake - 1991
Related Record Type Simple
Related Record(s)
Record Status Discretionary Occurrence
Date Created 1991-Mar-02
Date Last Modified 2022-Jul-20
Created By
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Primary Commodities: Gold, Zinc

Secondary Commodities: Copper


Township or Area: Dash Lake Area

Latitude: 49° 7' 13.84"    Longitude: -93° 36' .58"

UTM Zone: 15    Easting: 456208.911   Northing: 5441026.024    UTM Datum: NAD83

Resident Geologist District: Kenora

NTS Grid: 52F04SE

Point Location Description: General

Location Method: Conversion from MDI

Exploration History

1966: airborne EM survey. 1971-71: airborne Mag and EM surveys. Geophysical surveys. 1983: trenching and sampling. 1993: airborne Mag and EM surveys. Stripping, trenching, geological and geophysical surveys.

Assessment Work on File

Assessment Work on File
Office File Number Online Assessment File Identifier Online Assessment File Directory
52F04SE I-1 52F04SE5007 52F04SE5007


Province: Superior

Subprovince: Wabigoon

Belt: Kakagi-Rowan Lakes

Geological Age: Archean  


Lithology Data
Rock Type Rank Composition Texture Relationship
Felsic lava flow-unsubdivided 1 Host
Mafic lava flow-unsubdivided 2

Lithology Comments

Jul 20, 2022 (Q Unknown) - Occurrence hosted in felsic metavolcanic rocks The occurrence is underlain by mafic and felsic metavolcanic rocks and felsic intrusive rocks.


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

Mineralization Comments

Jul 20, 2022 (Q Unknown) - Best assays: 0.22% Cu, 0.008 opt Au from surface. 1 percent Zn was returned from drill sample in reported in Barton assessment file 52F04SE R1 Grab samples of massive sulphides collected in 1983 assayed: 0.22% Cu, 0.01% Zn; 0.19% Zn, 0.01% Cu.

Mineral Record Details


Map - Bethune Lake, Kenora and Rainy River districts

Publication Number: M2430 Scale: 1:31,680    Date: 1981

Author: Edwards G.R.

Publisher Name: Ontario Geological Survey


MonoMap - Geology of the Bethune Lake area, districts of Kenora and Rainy River

Publication Number: R201 Page: 47-48  Date: 1983

Author: Edwards G.R.

Publisher Name: Ontario Geological Survey


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