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37 records found
  • Active Metal Mines, 2003

    This map depicts the 69 metal mines that operated for any period during 2003. There were no active metal mines in the Yukon Territory, Nunavut, Alberta, Prince Edward Island or Nova Scotia for this year.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Location of Kimberlites (1997)

    Kimberlites are rock formation where diamonds can be found. Diamonds form at a depth greater than 150 kilometres within the earth. After their formation, diamonds are carried to the surface of the earth by strong volcanic activity. This mixture of magma, transported rock and diamonds forms pipes...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Selected Metal-production Facilities, 2003

    This map depicts 62 metal-production facilities that operated for any period during 2003. There are no facilities shown in the Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island or Nova Scotia.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Precious-metal Mines, 2003

    This map depicts the 33 precious-metal mines that operated for any period during 2003. Precious-metal mines produce gold, silver, palladium and uranium. There were no active precious-metal mines in the Yukon Territory, Nunavut, Alberta, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick or Nova Scotia for this...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Active and Closed Mines in Nunavut, 1999

    In 1999 there are two operational mines in Nunavut: the Polaris and Nanisivik mines. The Polaris zinc-lead mine located on Little Cornwallis Island, is the most northerly mine in the world. The principal elements it extracts are zinc, lead and calcium. The Nanisivik zinc-lead-silver mine is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Surficial Materials (Diamond Exploration)

    Minerals associated with diamond source rocks found in glacial sediments indicate presence of a kimberlite. To a certain extent it also gives an evaluation of the potential presence of diamonds. Regional ice advance and retreat pattern knowledge, combined with geophysical analysis, help to find...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Selected Metal-production Facilities, 2004

    This map depicts 59 metal-production facilities that operated for any period during 2004. There are no facilities shown in the Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island or Nova Scotia.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Base-metal Mines, 2003

    This map depicts the 30 base-metal mines that operated for any period during 2003. Base-metal mines produce primarily copper, nickel, zinc, lead, cobalt, molybdenum and magnesium. There were no active base-metal mines in the Yukon Territory, Nunavut, Alberta, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia or...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Uranium Resources

    Uranium is a common element throughout the Earth’s crust, soils, and oceans. Uranium resources are naturally occurring deposits that may have a sufficient concentration of uranium to support mining operations. Canada has about 8% of the world’s unmined uranium resources, but accounts for some 25%...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Ferrous-metal Mines, 2004

    This map depicts the 6 ferrous-metal mines that operated for any period during 2004. Ferrous-metal mines produce iron ore, niobium and tantalum, all used in the production of steel and steel alloys. Only Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec and Manitoba have ferrous-metal mines. The locations of 15...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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