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TitleMolybdenite Re-Os ages of a gold-rich vein, porphyry zone, Upper Beaver deposit, Abitibi Greenstone Belt, Ontario
LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorMercier-Langevin, P; Creaser, R A; Dubé, B; Dubé, J; Kontak, D J; Sutton, J; Côté-Mantha, C
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 8789, 2021, 13 pages, Open Access logo Open Access
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedNRCan photo(s) in this publication
File formatpdf; docx (Microsoft® Word®)
AreaLarder Lake; Kirkland Lake
Lat/Long WENS -79.7725 -79.7492 48.1750 48.1592
Subjectseconomic geology; geochronology; Science and Technology; Nature and Environment; mineral exploration; mineral potential; mineral deposits; gold; vein deposits; ore mineral genesis; mineralization; radiometric dating; molybdenite; core samples; bedrock geology; lithology; igneous rocks; mafic rocks; intrusive rocks; syenites; diabases; volcanic rocks; volcaniclastics; volcano-sedimentary strata; porphyries; diabase dykes; Archean; Abitibi Greenstone Belt; Upper Beaver Deposit; Victoria Creek Deformation Zone; Blake River Group; Tisdale Group; Precambrian
Illustrationsgeoscientific sketch maps; schematic sections; photographs; tables
ProgramTargeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI-6) Ore systems
Released2021 04 27; 2021 10 14
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
This manuscript presents the results of Re-Os geochronology analyses on molybdenite that is associated with gold at the Upper Beaver deposit in the Abitibi greenstone belt, providing a precise age for the gold mineralization.

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