Barite Fluorite Deposit

Lake Ainslie Barite Fluorite Deposit

Mine Details

Commodity: Baryte, Fluorite
Location: Canada, Nova Scotia
Terms: Negotiable
Price: $125,000

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Four Barite-Fluorite veins totaling approximately 3.3 million short tons (1972) with 34% Fluorite and 66% Barite

Location and Access:

Located at East Lake Ainslie in Cape Breton Nova Scotia. Paved road to within 1 kilometer then woods roads to the sites


A series of near vertical veins of barite-fluorite occur in meta-sediments in a rural area. Vein thickness reaches up to 15.2 metres width. Average vein grade ranges from 30-60% BaSO4 and 16-23% CaF2.


Precambrian to Mississippian meta-volcanics and meta-sediments. The Ba-Fl mineralization is fault controlled


Explored since 1880, tonnage-grade calculations are non-43-101 compliant, in short tons, 1974.
Adits and shafts occur on the property and some drilling. Tonnage calculations are based on
closely spaced drilling. Not all veins are included in the tonnage calculations.

Additional Information:

Additional veins in smaller amounts occur near this property. More potential exists on the claims.


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