Archean Gold Deposits of the Matachewan-Kirkland Lake-Larder Lake Area, Ontario, Canada
The trip begins in Toronto (1991 May 30 Thursday) and proceeds to Kirkland Lake by motor coach. The evening includes a Kirkland Lake branch CIM meeting (speaker Wayne Benham on a recent Kirkland Lake gold discovery by Battle Mountain Canada Incorporated) and an introduction to the Macassa Mine geology by D. F. Cater.
Gold-Related Geology of the Matachewan Camp
Published:January 01, 1991
W. G. Powell, M. W. Kilbourne, C. J. Hodgson, 1991. "Gold-Related Geology of the Matachewan Camp", Archean Gold Deposits of the Matachewan-Kirkland Lake-Larder Lake Area, Ontario, Canada, H. L. Lovell, D. R. Robinson, D. L. Guindon
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The Matachewan camp is located in the southwestern Abitibi Greenstone Belt of the Superior Province, 55 kilometres west of Kirkland Lake, northeastern Ontario. Gold production from the camp has come entirely from two contiguous mines, the Young-Davidson mine (YDM) and the Matachewan Consolidated mine (MCM). Between 1933 and 1957, a total of 9. 6 million tonnes of ore with an average grade of 3. 1 g/t Au and 0. 93 g/t Ag was produced from these mines. In 1979-80 Pamour Porcupine Mines Limited removed an additional 18,000 tonnes of ore at >3.4 g/t from open pit operations on the...