Nickel Rim

Past Producer in Ontario, Canada with commodities Copper, Nickel

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10278702
MAS/MILS ID 1220400090
Record type Site
Current site name Nickel Rim

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -80.80257, 46.67219 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
Canada Ontario

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Nickel Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -80.80257, 46.67219

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Milling method Flotation

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Noranda Inc.
    Home office Canada
    Year 1995

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1959
    Demonstrated 678,000mt ore
    Indicated 678,000mt ore
    Total resources 678,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Nickel Ni 0.9 wt-pct Nickel Major 1959
    Copper Cu 0.35 wt-pct Copper Major 1959
  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1995
    Total resources 500,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Nickel Ni 4.13 wt-pct Nickel Major 1995
    Copper Cu 25.53 wt-pct Copper Major 1995

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 1220400090

Bibliographic references

  • Reserve-Resource

    ANNIS, R.C.,D.A. CRANSTONE AND M.VALLEE, A SURVEY OF KNOWN

  • Reserve-Resource

    MINERAL DEPOSITS IN CANADA THAT ARE NOT BEING MINED;

  • Reserve-Resource

    ENERGY,MINES AND RESOURCES CANADA,MINERALS, MR 181,1978,

  • Reserve-Resource

    P.23.

  • Reserve-Resource

    FALCONBRIDGE LTD., 1994 ANNUAL REPORT, P.4.

  • Reserve-Resource

    NORANDA INC., 1994 ANNUAL REPORT, P.39.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1995 Porter, Kenneth E. U.S. Bureau of Mines