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Record: MDI52N02NW00012


Mineral Record Identification
Record Name(s) Portage Group - 1991
Related Record Type Simple
Related Record(s)
Record Status Occurrence
Date Created 1991-Mar-21
Date Last Modified 2022-Jun-29
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Primary Commodities: Gold


Township or Area: Goodall

Latitude: 51° 13' 34.1"    Longitude: -92° 46' 45.65"

UTM Zone: 15    Easting: 515407.704   Northing: 5674995.974    UTM Datum: NAD83

Resident Geologist District: Red Lake

NTS Grid: 52N02NW

Point Location Description: General

Location Method: Data Compilation

Access Description: 70 km ENE of Red Lake

Exploration History

1928 Ontario Woman Lake Gold Mines Ltd conducted trenching and stripping and diamond drilling in the area between Womand and Narrow Lakes. 8 DDH totalling 1404 feet. 1968-1971 Vanco Exploration Ltd conducted airborne mag and electromag surveys, ground mag, self-potential and electromag surveys rock sampling and geological mapping and DDH. 1988 Noramco Explorations Inc. conducted airborne magnetic and electromagnetic surveys over part of the property. 2002 Fronteer Development Group conducted geological, geochemical and geophysical surveys.

Assessment Work on File

Assessment Work on File
Office File Number Online Assessment File Identifier Online Assessment File Directory
RL SKIF 62 52N07SW2001 52N07SW2001


Province: Superior

Subprovince: Uchi

Terrane: North Caribou

Domain: Uchi

Belt: Birch-Uchi

Geological Age: Archean  


Lithology Data
Rock Type Rank Composition Texture Relationship
Felsic lava flow-unsubdivided 1
Carbonate Ironstone 1 Iron Carbonate


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

Mineralization Comments

Mar 18, 2014 (A McKee) - 3 VEINS ON CLAIM GP. GRADE 1928 8 DDH'S: SEVERAL ASSAYS ABOVE 0.06 OPT AU, HIGHEST 0.56 OPT AU/29 FT. 2002: Fronteer Development Group Inc. Grab sample 0.69 g/t Au. Medicine Rock Gold Mines - reported an assay of 12.09 oz/t Au. Numerous chip samples taken across several quartz veins on the property assayed between 0.145 and 3.09 oz/t Au. The company also reported drill intersections (1928) of 0.54 oz/t Au across 29 ft., 0.25 oz/t Au across 36 ft. and 0.198 oz/t Au across 20 ft.,

Mineral Record Details


File - Resident Geologist files AF RL 1928 Goodall #1

Publication Number: Date: 1996


Publisher Name:

Location: Red Lake RGP

Part - Gold deposits of Woman, Narrow and Confederation lakes, District of Kenora (Patricia Portion)

Publication Number: ARV37-04.001 Page: 36-37  Date: 1998

Author: Bruce E.L.

Publisher Name: Ontario Dept. of Mines


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