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The Timmins-Porcupine gold camp, with a total production of more than 2,125 tonnes (75 Moz) Au to date, represents the largest Archean orogenic greenstone-hosted gold camp worldwide in terms of total gold production. The gold deposits of the camp are distributed over 50 km of strike length along the Destor-Porcupine fault zone, including the giant Hollinger-McIntyre and Dome deposits. These two deposits are archetype examples of large Archean orogenic gold systems. The Dome mine, where the ore is centered on a folded unconformity between Tisdale volcanic rocks and Timiskaming sedimentary deposits, also illustrates the spatial relationship between large gold...

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