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Magnetite-Chalcopyrite Skarn (23)

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General Lithology:Magnetite-Chalcopyrite Skarn
Description:Formed when hot fluids passed through a limestone, altering it to a mass of an iron oxide (magnetite), a copper sulphide (chalcopyrite) and other minerals.
Representing:A zone of mineralization of unknnown age associated with the igneous intrusion to the north.
Where:Mineral deposit
Latitude:53.529516
Longitude:-113.524488
Original location:Marmora Quarry, Ontario
Estimated mass (tonnes):1.6
Donor:Courtesy of Aecon Group

 

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