Animikie Red Ace Pegmatite

Region Central, North Central
Mineral systems
Deposit types
Other minerals

Information leading to the delineation of this focus area

Basis for focus area Known pegmatite occurrence (Falster and others, 1996; Sirbescu and others, 2008).
Identified resources None known.
Production No known production.
Status Part of Pine River Wild Rivers Area; collecting no permitted.
Estimated resources No data.
Geologic maps Sims and Schulz (1993), scale 1;100,000.
Geophysical data Inadequate aeromagnetic and aeroradiometric coverage.
Favorable rocks and structures Unmapped granitic pegmatite, late-Penokean or post-Penokean in age. Maybe be related to the 1.7 Ma Bush Lake Granite.
Deposits No data.
Evidence from mineral occurrences Falster and others (1996).
Geochemical evidence The Animikie Red Ace pegmatite is zoned tourmaline–lepidolite–spodumene-bearing LCT pegmatite (Falster and others, 1996).
Geophysical evidence No data.
Evidence from other sources No data.
Cover thickness and description Thin glacial cover.
Authors Benjamin J. Drenth, Klaus Schulz.
New data needs New geologic mapping, high resolution geophysics.
Geologic mapping and modeling needs Need new geologic mapping.
Geophysical survey and modeling needs High resolution aeromagnetic and aeroradiometric coverage needed.
Digital elevation data needs Lidar needed.