General Information

MDI Number:

MDI31M04SW00025

Old MDI Number:

N 0064

Deposit Name:

Sherman Mine - 1965, East Pit - 1980, North Pit - 1965, South Pit - 1980, West Pit - 1983

Deposit Status:

PAST PRODUCING MINE WITH RESERVES

SMDR #:

978

AMIS #:

No Data

Related Deposit:

COMPOUND

Related MDI:

No Data

Creation Date:

26-MAY-1980

Created By:

Q Unknown

Revision Date:

18-OCT-2012

Revised By:

A WILSON

Organization Affiliation:

Converted from the original MDI


Commodity

Primary Commodities:

IRON

Secondary Commodities:

No Data


Location

Township

Lot

Concession

Section

Legal Desc.

BRIGGS No Data No Data No Data No Data
CHAMBERS No Data No Data No Data No Data
STRATHCONA No Data No Data No Data No Data
STRATHY No Data No Data No Data No Data

Latitude:

47° 3' 47.03"

UTM Zone:

17

UTM Easting:

588964

Longitude:

79° 49' 42.35"

UTM Northing:

5212838

UTM Datum:

NAD83

Resident Geologist District:

KIRKLAND LAKE

Mining Division:

SUDBURY


NTS Grid Name

Qualifier

31M04SW P

Claim Map:

G-3451

Point Location Description:

East Pit

Location Method:

AMIS SITE VISIT

Source Map:

East Pit

Source Map Scale:

No Data

Source Map Accuracy:

No Data

Access Description:

Drive 1.5km north from Temagami on highway 11 turning west off highway 11 and driving 4km to gate/gatehouse


Exploration History

18/10/2012 1904-05, 1913-14: U.S. Steel Corp. Ltd. ? DD, property development; 1943-59: Mayfair Mining Co. and Ibsen Cobalt Silver Mines Ltd. ? stripping, trenching, geophysics, mapping, DD. 1959-64: Strathagami Mines Inc. DD, mapping, ground geophysics. 1966-67: Cliffs of Canada and Dofasco Inc. ? DD-8-4312 ft. 1965-90: Dofasco Inc., and Cliffs of Canada Ltd. ? in production, DD-14-6304 ft.. 1979: Cliffs of Canada Ltd. ? DD-1-666 ft

Assessment Files

Assessment Number

Assessment File

CO-2005 31M04SW0089
CO-2007 donation
CO-2035 / 63.900 31M04SW0115
CO-2069 donation
CO-2070 donation
CO-2075 31M04SW0006
CO-2075 31M04SW0134
CO-2075 31M04SW0133
CO-2075 31M04SW0022

Geology

Province:

SUPERIOR

Sub Province:

WESTERN ABITIBI

Belt:

TEMAGAMI

Geological Age:

No Data

Intrusion:

No Data

Geochronological Age:

No Data

Terrane:

No Data

Geochron. Age Ref:

No Data

Metamorphism Type:

No Data

Metamorphism Grade:

No Data

Tectonic Assemblage:

No Data

Formation:

No Data

Structure

No Data

Comments

No Data


Lithology

Deposit Rock Name:

IRON FORMATION

Rank:

1

Composition Modifier:

magnetite-facies

Textural Modifier:

No Data

Relationship to Deposit:

IS


Deposit Rock Name:

SLATE

Rank:

2

Composition Modifier:

No Data

Textural Modifier:

No Data

Relationship to Deposit:

HANGING WALL


Deposit Rock Name:

MAFIC METAVOLCANICS

Rank:

3

Composition Modifier:

basalt

Textural Modifier:

No Data

Relationship to Deposit:

FOOTWALL


Comments

10/10/2012 The iron formation has an average thickness of 76 m and has a mineable strike length of 600 m. The iron formation is well banded pale grey to dark grey or dark green magnetite-metachert iron formation. Locally, dull red jaspillitic iron formation is present.

Mineralization

Rank

Mineral

Type

1 MAGNETITE ORE
2 HEMATITE ORE
3 PYRITE ORE
4 STILPNOMELANE GANGUE

Comments

No Data


Alteration

No Data

Comments

No Data


Geochemistry

No Data


Deposit Information

Deposit Classification

No Data


Deposit Characteristic

Ranking

Description

1 STRATIFORM

Deposit Structure

No Data


Deposit Shape and Size

No Data


Deposit Visit

No Data


Production

Production Name:

Sherman Mine

Year:

1990

Tonnes:

84603516

Depth of Works:

No Data

Mining Method:

OPEN PIT

Mill Capacity:

No Data

Rehabilitated Flag:

No Data

Production Source:

CO 2069

Comments:

22,300,000 long tons of pellets produced 1965-1990

Commodity:

IRON

Mass:

25429033



Reserves

Ore Zone Name:

SHERMAN

Year:

1988

Category:

UNCLASSIFIED

Tonnes:

5000000

Source:

THE NUGGET, JULY 23, 1998

Comments:

reserves until 1995


Commodity

Grade

IRON 18 Percent


References

MAP:

Briggs and Strathcona Townships

Pub.#:

M2324

Scale:

1:31 680

Date:

01/01/1975

Publisher:

OGS

Location:

No Data

Originator:

No Data


BOOK:

Geology of the Northeast Temagami Area, p. 80-84

Pub.#:

R163

Scale:

No Data

Date:

02/01/1978

Publisher:

OGS

Location:

No Data

Originator:

G. Bennett


BOOK:

Iron ores of Nipissing District, p. 160-180

Pub.#:

ARV10

Scale:

No Data

Date:

01/01/1901

Publisher:

ODM

Location:

No Data

Originator:

W.G. Miller


BOOK:

NMI FILES, 31M/4 FE 2,3,4,5,6

Pub.#:

NMI

Scale:

No Data

Date:

25/01/1996

Publisher:

No Data

Location:

No Data

Originator:

No Data


BOOK:

Iron Deposits of Ontario, p.279

Pub.#:

MDC011

Scale:

No Data

Date:

01/01/1968

Publisher:

ODM

Location:

No Data

Originator:

R. Shklanka


BOOK:

Report of Activities, 1988, p. 274

Pub.#:

MP147

Scale:

No Data

Date:

01/01/1989

Publisher:

OGS

Location:

No Data

Originator:

L. Owsiacki


BOOK:

Report of Activities, 1990, p. 261

Pub.#:

MP152

Scale:

No Data

Date:

01/01/1991

Publisher:

OGS

Location:

No Data

Originator:

E. Basa


BOOK:

RES GEO CLIPPINGS `SHERMAN`

Pub.#:

Clippings

Scale:

No Data

Date:

25/01/1996

Publisher:

No Data

Location:

KL RGO

Originator:

No Data


BOOK:

SMDR FILE, #00978

Pub.#:

SMDR

Scale:

No Data

Date:

25/01/1996

Publisher:

No Data

Location:

No Data

Originator:

No Data