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TitleTargeted Geoscience Initiative 4: Lode Gold Deposits in Ancient Deformed and Metamorphosed Terranes: Preliminary observations on the nature and distribution of the deformed and metamorphosed hydrothermal alteration associated with the Archean Rainy River gold deposit, Northwestern Ontario
AuthorPelletier, M; Mercier-Langevin, P; Crick, D; Tolman, J; Beakhouse, G; Dubé, B
SourceOntario Geological Survey, Summary of Fieldwork no. 6300, 2014 p. 41-1/41-10 (Open Access)
LinksOnline - En ligne (176 MB)
Year2014
Alt SeriesEarth Sciences Sector, Contribution Series 20140271
PublisherOntario Geological Survey
Documentserial
Lang.English
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
File formatpdf
ProvinceOntario
NTS52D/16
AreaRainy River
Lat/Long WENS -94.5000 -94.0000 49.0000 48.7500
Subjectseconomic geology; metallic minerals; mineral deposits; hydrothermal alteration; hydrothermal deposits; geological surveys; modelling; Rainy River Project; Quetico fault
Illustrationsplots; location maps; photographs; geological sketch maps; 3-D models
ProgramGold Ore Systems, Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI-4)
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
The Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI-4) is a collaborative federal geoscience program that provides industry with the next generation of geoscience knowledge and innovative techniques to better detect buried mineral deposits, thereby reducing some of the risks of exploration. This report presents results of field mapping undertaken at the Rainy River gold project in NW Ontario as part of the Geological Survey of Canada's (GSC) Targeted Geoscience Initiative 4 (TGI-4) program's Lode Gold project. The content focuses on the style, geometry, timing and structural controls of ore distribution and grade aiming at better defining the geologic and potential hydrothermal footprints in order to improve exploration methods and models for low-grade, large-tonnage style gold deposit in Canada.
GEOSCAN ID295475