Silverfields Teck

Past Producer in Ontario, Canada with commodities Cobalt, Copper, Nickel, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10255099
MAS/MILS ID 1220400083
Record type Site
Current site name Silverfields Teck
Alternate or previous names Silverfields

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -79.67302, 47.37469 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
Canada Ontario

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Cobalt Secondary
Copper Secondary
Nickel Secondary
Silver Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -79.67302, 47.37469

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Mining method Shrinkage Methods

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Teck Corp.
    Interest 100
    Home office Canada
    Year 1979

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 0
    Demonstrated 470,000mt ore
    Total resources 470,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Silver Ag 237.9947 g/mt Silver Major 0
  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1978
    Demonstrated 170,000mt ore
    Measured 170,000mt ore
    Total resources 170,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Silver Ag 336 g/mt Silver Major 1978
    Copper Cu 0.6 wt-pct Copper Minor 1978
    Nickel Ni 0.25 wt-pct Nickel Minor 1978

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 1220400083

Bibliographic references

  • Geology

    PETRUK, WILLIAM, MINERALOGY AND ORIGIN OF THE SILVERFIELDS

  • Geology

    SILVER DEPOSIT IN THE COBALT AREA, ONTARIO; ECON.GEOL.,

  • Geology

    VOL. 63, 1968, P.512-531.

  • Reserve-Resource

    CANADIAN MINES HANDBOOK 1979-80, NORTHERN MINER PRESS LTD.,

  • Reserve-Resource

    P.270.

  • Reserve-Resource

    CRANSTONE, D.A. AND R. T. WHILLANS, CANADIAN RESERVES OF

  • Reserve-Resource

    COPPER, NICKEL, LEAD, ZINC, MOLYBDENUM, SILVER AND GOLD

  • Reserve-Resource

    AS OF JAN.1, 1978, EMR CANADA, MINERALS, MR 185, 1979,

  • Reserve-Resource

    P.14.

  • Deposit

    VITUNSKI, S.J., SILVERFIELDS MINE STABLE PRODUCER IN

  • Deposit

    HISTORIC COBALT; NORTHERN MINER, MAY 4, 1978, P. 24.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 30-DEC-1994 Porter, Kenneth E. U.S. Bureau of Mines