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Millenbach

Quebec, Canada

Main commodities: Cu Zn Au Ag
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The Millenbach Archaean volcanic hosted massive sulphide deposit is located at Noranda in Quebec, Canada.

It contained around 3.56 Mt @ 3.46% Cu, 4.33% Zn, 56 g/t Ag and 0.89 g/t Au.

The ore occurred in several discrete bodies of massive sulphide and zones of vein stockwork mineralisation.

It was operated by the Lake Dufault Division of Falconbridge Copper Limited.

For detail see the reference(s) listed below.

The most recent source geological information used to prepare this summary was dated: 1980.    
This description is a summary from published sources, the chief of which are listed below.
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  References & Additional Information
   Selected References:
Gibson H L, Watkinson D H, Comba C D  1983 - Silicification: hydrothermal alteration in an Archean geothermal system within the Amulet Ryolite Formation, Noranda, Quebec: in    Econ. Geol.   v78 pp 954-971
Kerr D J, Gibson H L  1993 - A comparison of the Horne volcanogenic massive Sulfide deposit and intracauldron deposits of the mine sequence, Noranda, Quebec: in    Econ. Geol.   v88 pp 1419-1442
Riverin G, Hodgson C J  1980 - Wall-rock alteration at the Millenbach Cu-Zn mine, Noranda, Quebec: in    Econ. Geol.   v75 pp 424-444


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