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  • Industrial Minerals

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the variety of non-metallic minerals, other than mineral fuels, which were produced in Canada circa 1955. In addition a graph that displays the value and production of minerals whose value exceeded $500 000.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • PDF
  • Industrial Minerals, Western Canada, 1970

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows sites of extracting operations, sites of processing plants and mineral types for industrial mineral operations for Western Canada in 1970. The map is accompanied by a set of graphs showing the value of industrial...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Industrial Minerals, Eastern Canada, 1970

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada are two maps. The first map shows sites of extraction operations, sites of processing plants and mineral types for industrial mineral operations for Eastern Canada in 1970. The second map, whose scale is 1:30 000 000, shows the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Principal Minerals

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows 20 different maps of principal minerals across Canada, circa 1955. The maps were compiled from information supplied by the Mines Branch of the Department of Mines and Technical Surveys. Usually, the principal...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Main Areas for Diamond Exploration in 1997

    In the 1960s, several mining companies started systematically exploring for diamonds in Canada. Today, in addition to the Ekati mine, other diamond projects could reach production within few years. This map shows the location of the main Canadian diamond exploration areas to the year 1997.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Canada - Coal

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada are two maps. The first map shows the Canadian coal resources and infrastructure of the Canadian coal industry in 1982. Details given for coal resources are: coal-bearing formations (classed by geological period),...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Non-Ferrous Metals - Eastern Canada

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows four condensed maps of non-ferrous metal mines, including refineries, smelters and reduction works that were in production or coming into production in Eastern Canada circa 1955. As production figures for...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Non-Ferrous Metals - Western Canada

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the non-ferrous metal mines, refineries, smelters and reduction works that were in production or coming into production in Western Canada, circa 1955. As production figures for individual mines were not available,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • 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
  • Primary Iron and Steel

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps. The first map shows the location and size of iron ore deposits by geological region as of 1972. The location and type of iron mines as of 1970 are also denoted. This map is accompanied by several graphs showing...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
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