The Porcupine gold fields and the Cobalt silver mines, Northern Ontario, Canada

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Gold mines and mining -- Ontario -- Porcupine., Silver mines and mining -- Ontario -- Co
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The Physical Object
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The Porcupine gold fields and the Cobalt silver mines, Northern Ontario, Canada [microform] by Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada.

The discovery of silver at Cobalt in was a great advertisement for New Ontario. The finding of gold near the shores of Lake Porcupine in IIKH) has set the seal of prosperity on this wonderful northland. Hereafter there can be no doubters.

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OCLC. The Davis Handbook Of The Porcupine Gold District: With A Directory Of Incorporated Companies And A Review Of Mining In Northern Ontario With An And Dividends Of The Cobalt Silver District [Harold Palmer Davis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or. The discovery of the rich silver deposits at Cobalt attracted attention to the mineral possibilities Northern Ontario Northern Ontario, resulting in the discovery of gold at Porcupine and Kirkland Lake.

Emphasizing the importance of Ontario's gold mines, Mr. McCrea said that they represented an industry in whicii there was no cry of "over-production.". The mine produced about 31 g of silver, approximately kg of cobalt, & a little gold.

The deposit was worked by several shafts, the deepest being 76 m.

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it was also worked by an open cut which was the initial discovery location for the silver on the property, (Sabina Ann P., Rocks &.

Cobalt is a town in the district of Timiskaming, in the province of Ontario, Canada, with a population of 1, according to the Canada Census. In the early s, the area was heavily mined for silver; the silver ore also containedthe community was the fourth highest producer of silver in the world.

Mining declined significantly by the s, together with the local Country: Canada. Silver Centre is a ghost town in Timiskaming District, Northeastern Ontario, Canada, situated in South Lorrain is located approximately 35 km (22 mi) south of North Cobalt, and 3 km ( mi) west of Highway Silver Centre was a secondary camp to the great silver fields of Cobalt.

THE SILVER BIRD COBALT MINES, LIMITED - Incorporated and Operating Under the Ontario Mining Companies' Incorporation Act - Bright, shiny-gold seal. Contains three detailed mining vignettes.

Issued to W. Russell for shares valued at $1 each. Signed by W. Abendroth as secretary. This was a silver mine. Office at Toronto, Ontario. We are referring to, specifically, the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, which stretches from Ontario to Quebec. This prolific mineral belt has produced over million ounces of gold thus far, unparalleled anywhere on the planet except in the gold fields of South Africa.

Canada’s largest gold mines are in or near the AGB. Cobalt’s Silver Dreams. No discussion about Northern Ontario’s major gold rushes could begin without starting with the Cobalt Silver boom of This major silver discovery was the result of the construction of the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway which was funded by the provincial government to help colonize the north.

This list of gold mines in Canada is subsidiary to the list of mines article and lists working, defunct and future mines in the country. For practical purposes, defunct and future mines are demarcated in italics and bold respectively.

Asterisks (*) note mines which produce(d) gold as a secondary product. Northern Quebec, where it borders on Ontario, has the same general geology as that part of Ontario. Several gold mines have been established in Rouyn and adjoining townships.

Geological surveys have shown the existence of a belt of sedimentary rocks of the same age as the Timiskaming in Ontario. The Cobalt Rush was instrumental in opening northern Ontario for mineral exploration. Prospectors fanned out from Cobalt, and soon caused the nearby Porcupine Gold Rush inand the Kirkland Lake Gold Rush of Much of the settlement in northern Ontario outside the Clay Belt owes its existence indirectly to the Cobalt Rush.

Introduction: A Global Environmental History of the Porcupine Gold Rush Standing beside Porcupine Lake in Timmins district, Northern Ontario, it is difficult to comprehend the magnitude of its geological and environmental : Mica Jorgenson. The Timmins-Porcupine Gold Camp, Ontario: Anatomy of an Archean Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada P3E 6B5 J.

3 en echelon folds along the northern flank of the Porcupine. Withinit was reported that new mines were brought into development and exploration within the Gowganda Mining Division of north-eastern Ontario, Canada.

Some of the new discoveries which were made and opened up had included the Barbara Silver Mine project that was located on the shores of Irene or flatstone Lake.

The silver mines of Cobalt, and the prospectors and miners that discovered them and worked the mines, have left an indelible mark on Canadian history. The discoveries at Cobalt led the way to further exploration, mining and settlement in northern Ontario and Quebec. Cobalt was a training ground, the birthplace of hardrock mining in Canada.

Mining is one of Canada’s main industries, and the country is well known for its production of potash, uranium, cobalt and platinum, among other minerals. Silver mining is also important in.

The fabled Klondike gold rush had gone into decline and those who had won and lost fortunes had begun the trek from Dawson City to Alaska or to whatever other areas the Goddess of Fortune called them, when new and, in the long run, much more significant events took place in the hinterland of Northern Ontario.

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Comprehensive list of Silver companies listed in Canada, including company profiles, charts, stock quotes, news and user commentary. Silver Mining Companies Listed in Canada Category/Country Filter (This site is formed from a merger of Mining Nerds and Highgrade Review.).

That year the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway opened a branch line from South Porcupine to Timmins, which made it easier to bring in the heavy machinery needed to mine the hard rock of the Canadian Shield.

For a number of years the Porcupine gold fields produced more gold than any other region in North America. Cobalt was the birthplace of Canadian hard rock mining back to Mining in Ontario Cobalt, Ontario, played an important role in the evolution of the mining and financial industries in Canada.

Silver was discovered in the area in the summer ofduring construction of the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway. Soon, Cobalt was a boom town, as the district became one of the. The Porcupine gold fields and the Cobalt silver mines, Northern Ontario, Canada [electronic resource] / ([Ontario?: s.n.], ), by Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

With Michael Barnes’ permission, the Republic of Mining will be posting these columns on this site so a new digital generation can easily access his captivating tales of northern Ontario’s past. His first column is about Fred Schumacher and the gold-mining region of the Porcupine in.

Cobalt is never found on its own but is always mixed with silver, copper, nickel and other metals. The mining mantra in the district was, the vein of cobalt led you to the silver. The old Silver Rush miners never quantified the volume of cobalt, often leaving it underground due to the narrow vein silver mining done in the early 20th century.

At the time, company officials who owned and operated the Beaver Silver Mine in Cobalt, Ontario, Canada, had also intended to continue sinking the shaft further as they were strongly on a mission to reach the database sill. Diamond drilling which was done by the company had traced this location to 1, feet below the ground at the time.

The Cobalt silver rush was more important than the Klondike gold rush but few people know of its existence. By buying a book, you are helping share the incredible history of Cobalt and raise money for the Historic Cobalt Legacy Fund.

My name is Nicole Guertin and I am the co-owner of the Presidents’ Suites with my partner Jocelyn Blais. The neighbouring towns of Silver Centre and Cobalt once produced 50 million pounds of cobalt and million ounces of silver over 60 years.

Between andthe two mines at the combined Keeley-Frontier complex produced more than million pounds of cobalt and million ounces of silver fromtonnes of ore.

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Complete List of Tenures, Claims, Mineral Deposits & Mining Projects For Sale in Canada. Lease, Option & Joint Venture Available.Porcupine’s gold rush began in Northern Ontario was already full of miners and engineers attracted by the silver strikes at Cobalt further south.

They flocked into Porcupine’s wilderness of forest and lakes, km ( mi) north of Toronto, throwing up tent cities that became instant townships strung along 50 miles of sinuous gold seams.

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