Lakemount

Occurrence in Ontario, Canada with commodities Copper, Nickel, PGE

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10095401
MRDS ID M046911
Record type Site
Current site name Lakemount

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -84.62852, 48.06056 (WGS84)
Relative position NEAR HAWK JUNCTION N. ONTARIO
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Geographic areas

Country State
Canada Ontario

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Nickel Primary
PGE Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Pyrite Ore

Analytical data

Result ORE = .4 % CU, .6 % NI, PGM OCCUR

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Ultramafic Intrusive Rock > Peridotite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Neoproterozoic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -84.62852, 48.06056

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Contact Zone Peridotite With Keewatin Greenstones

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name N. Ontario

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Lakemount Mines, Ltd.

Comments on the production information

  • UNSTATED PLATINUM-GROUP METAL VALUES ( ANNIS 1978 )

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Area 793.212HA

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M046911

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CANADIAN MINES HANDBOOK, 1973 - 74 : NO. MINER, P. 190

  • Deposit

    ANNIS, ETAL, 1978 , MIN. DEPOSITS CA: ENERGY, MINE, RES. CA. BULL 181

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit DISSEMINATED SULFIDES

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1978 Blair, Will N. U.S. Geological Survey