Abandoned Mine Inventory for Ontario

NDMNRF (last updated: 2022-04-29 )


Abandoned Mine Identifier: 00861

General Information

Permanent Link to this Record: 00861


Abandoned Mine Identifier: 00861

Official Name: Cooper Mine

Site Classification: C

Primary Commodity: Gold

Long Name: 2016660053100

Date Mine Opened:

Date Mine Closed:

Mine Closure Reason: Ceasing Production - Other

Mine Closure Plan: Yes

Rehabilitation Plan: No

Mine Plans on File: No

Legal Jurisdiction: Mining Act

Date Record Last Modified: 2017-07-11

Location Information

Township or Area: Mcmurray

District: Wawa

NTS Number: 041N15

Longitude (dd): -84.72632 | Latitude (dd): 47.99325

UTM Zone: 16 | Easting: 669624 | Northing: 5318051

Operational Access Description: The Cooper Mine Is Accessed From The Surluga Road 0.4 Km From Hwy #101 Where A Gravel Road Is Taken Eastward For Another 1.3 Kilometers; Open Stopes Are Accessible On Both Sides Of The Road. The Year 1992 Survey Reports Open Cuts And Trenching.


Hazard Feature Information

Mine Feature
Hazard Status
Condition
UTM Zone
Easting
Northing
Exploration Shaft - Unknown
Rehabilitated
Exploratory Shaft No. 2 2014 Assessment; According To The 1995 As-built Report Backfilling Of Abandoned Mine Openings Progressive Rehab Report, This Exploration Shaft Was Dewatered And Backfilled With Uncemented Mine Waste Rock.
16
669624
5318051
Exploration Shaft - Unknown
Rehabilitated
Exploratory Shaft No. 1 2014 Assessment; According To The 1995 As-built Report Backfilling Of Abandoned Mine Openings Progressive Rehab Report, This Exploration Shaft Was Dewatered And Backfilled With Uncemented Mine Waste Rock.
16
669624
5318051
Shaft - 1 Compartment - Vertical Shaft
Rehabilitated
Main Shaft 2014 Assessment; Eventually Became Part Of The Open Stope. In 2005, The Hanging Wall Of The Open Stope Was Blasted Down, Fencing Was Removed And The Waste Rock Was Graded And Sloped. The Area Was Recently Backfilled. 1992 Assessment; Origin
16
669481
5318022
Stope To Surface
Rehabilitated
Open Stope 1992 Assessment; Two Parallel Vein Systems, 6.5m Apart Have Been Open Stoped For Distances Of 64m (stopes 2,4,5, And 38m (stopes 1,3). The Stoped Section Are From 0.25m To 3m Wide And Up To Lengths Of 64m. The Deepest Section Is ~15m (11m Ve
16
669516
5318007
Waste Rock Dump
Not A Hazard
2014 Assessment; Was Used To Backfill The Open Stope. 1992 Assessment; Rock Waste Pile, Located Beside Road 10m Sw Of Stope No.4. In July 2005, The Waste Rock Pile Was Graded And Sloped.
16
669624
5318051

Mineral Deposit Identifier: MDI41N15NE00003



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Contact

Emilie Trottier
Mine Hazards Technical Specialist
Mine Rehabilitation Group
Willet Green Miller Center - Level B6
933 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury ON P3E 6B5
Email: emilie.trottier@ontario.ca
Phone: 705-280-8658


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