CANADIAN AND WORLD MINERAL DEPOSIT DATABASES
Geological Survey of Canada


DEPNO COUNTRY LOCATION ALLNAMES COMMODITIES
189 Canada (Quebec) 49.29.16 N -- 074.26.12 W Joe Mann; Chibex Au; Cu; Ag

Database name: World Lode Gold Database
Custodial agency: Geological Survey of Canada
Compilers: Patrice Gosselin and Benoît Dubé
Release date: 2007-03-03
   
Deposit name(s): Joe Mann; Chibex
Political location(s): Canada; Province or state: Quebec; Subprovince or locality: Rohault; Nearest community: Chibougamau (64 km SW)
NTS map data: 032G08 (Lac Rohault)
Deposit clan (type): greenstone
Deposit (sub) types: qtz-cb shear-zone-related
Deposit status: producer; Status comments: Mining suspended in 1999, resumed in April 2000, suspended again November 10, 2000 due to low gold prices and operating difficulties. Production resumed February 18, 2002.
Geologic province: Superior
Geologic subprovince: Abitibi
Geologic district: Chibougamau
Commodities: Au; Cu; Ag
Mineralization styles: quartz-carbonate veins and veinlets; disseminated sulphide
Geological ages: Archean (host rocks)
Early Archean - (mineralization)
Tectonic setting: greenstone belt
Coincident features: shear zone(s) (veins in shears: 2 E-W trending, brittle-ductile, high-angle reverse shears part of Opawica-Guercheville deformation zone)
lithological contact(s) (gabbro sill-felsic dykes contacts localized shear deformation and mineralization)
fold(s) (Z-shaped, shear-related drag folds affect the foliation and the veins)
fault(s) (late NE-trending sinistral strike-slip faults offset orebodies)
Regional tectonic structure: deformation zone Tectonic structure name: Opawica-Guercheville Deformation Zone
Host rocks: (1) intrusive; gabbro suite; Metamorphic grade: upper greenschist
External host rock forms:sill(s)
Individual lithologies:gabbro

(2) volcanic; felsic volcanic rocks; Metamorphic grade: upper greenschist
Individual lithologies:felsic tuff
Related igneous rocks: (1) intrusive; gabbro suite
Individual lithologies:gabbro

(2) intrusive; unclassified granitoid rocks
Individual lithologies:felsic intrusives
Country rocks: (1) gabbro; Metamorphic grade: upper greenschist
(2) basalt; Metamorphic grade: upper greenschist
(3) felsic tuff; Metamorphic grade: upper greenschist
(4) felsic intrusive; Metamorphic grade: upper greenschist
(5) diabase; Metamorphic grade: none
(6) rhyolite; Metamorphic grade: upper greenschist
Metallogenic signatures: Au-Cu-Ag-As-Ba-Bi-Rb
Alteration signatures: chlorite alteration: chlorite-ankerite-plagioclase-sericite-sulphides; What was altered: alt .in sheared gabbro, forms chlorite schists
sericite/muscovite alteration: sericite-pyrite; What was altered: sheared felsic tuff
biotite alteration: biotite-sulphides-ankerite-plagioclase; What was altered: alt. in sheared gabbro, forms biotite schists
Mineralogy: (gangue): quartz, plagioclase, ankerite
(ore mineral): pyrite, pyrrhotite, chalcopyrite, arsenopyrite
Radiometric ages: Object dated: Country Rocks(4); Age - Ma: 2,695; +4; -5; Dating method: U-Pb; Concentrate: zircon; Source rock: felsic intrusive; Formal name: Lac Meston intrusions; Event dated: pre-mineralization; Interpretive comment: porphyritic felsic dykes synvolcanic intrusion age of Lac Meston, west of Joe Mann mine; Reference: Dion, C.; Machado, N.; Joannisse, A., 1995: Géochronologie préliminaire des intrusions felsiques et alcalines associées aux minéralisations aurifères du segment de Caopatina, région de Chibougamau; Ministère des Ressources Naturelles du Québec, Ministère des Ressources Naturelles du Québec, Publication code DV 95-04, 45 p..

Object dated: Country Rocks(4); Age - Ma: 2,717; +5; -2; Dating method: U-Pb; Concentrate: zircon; Source rock: felsic intrusive; Event dated: pre-mineralization; Interpretive comment: aphyric felsic dykes; Reference: Dion, C.; Machado, N.; Joannisse, A., 1995: Géochronologie préliminaire des intrusions felsiques et alcalines associées aux minéralisations aurifères du segment de Caopatina, région de Chibougamau; Ministère des Ressources Naturelles du Québec, Ministère des Ressources Naturelles du Québec, Publication code DV 95-04, 45 p..
References:
Anonymous, 2002
Campbell Resources Inc. Annual Report 2001
Annual Report, Campbell Resources Inc., 28 p..

Dion, C.; Guha, J.; Brisson, H, 1990
Caractérisation de la minéralisation aurifère des secteurs oriental et occidental de la bande volcano-sédimentaire Caopatina-Desmaraisville, région de Chibougamau
Centre d'Études sur les Ressources Minérales, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Ministère des Ressources Naturelles du Québec

Dion, C.; Maltais, G., 1998
La mine d'or Joe Mann
In Géologie et métallogénie du district minier de Chapais-Chibougamau, Edited by Anonymous, DV, Ministère des Ressources Naturelles du Québec, 98-03, 180 p.

Giancola, D., 2001
Canadian Mines Handbook 2001-02
Southam Mining Group, 544 p.

Vincent, R.; Robert, F.; Poulsen, K. H.; Garson, D. F.; Jenkins, C. L.; Blonde, J. A., 1997
Index-Level Database for Lode Gold Deposits of the World
Open File Report, diskette

Production data: Report period: from 2002-02-18 until 2003-12-31; 327,096 metric ton ore; Provisional entry?: yes
Weight-commodity information:Au: 70,525 troy ounce
Cu: 1,308,000 pound (avdp)
Reference: Anonymous, 2004: Campbell Resources Inc. Annual Report 2003; Annual Report, Campbell Resources Inc., 32 p..
Percent weights allocated to deposit: 0.0%



Report period: from 1999-01-01 until 2000-11-10; 405,000 short ton ore; Provisional entry?: yes
Weight-commodity information:Au: 77,600 troy ounce
Cu: 1,615,000 pound (avdp)
Reference: Giancola, D., 2001: Canadian Mines Handbook 2001-02; Southam Mining Group, 544 p.
Percent weights allocated to deposit: 0.0%



Report period: from 1997-01-01 until 1998-12-31; 565,000 short ton ore; Provisional entry?: yes
Weight-commodity information:Au: 143,600 troy ounce
Cu: 1,383,000 pound (avdp)
Reference: Giancola, D., 1999: Canadian Mines Handbook 1999-2000; Northern Miner Press, 624 p.
Percent weights allocated to deposit: 0.0%



Report period: from 1952 until 1997-01-01; 3,712,044 short ton ore; Provisional entry?: yes
Grade-commodity information:Au: 0.243 troy ounces/short ton
Reference: Dion, C.; Maltais, G., 1998: La mine d'or Joe Mann; In Géologie et métallogénie du district minier de Chapais-Chibougamau, Edited by Anonymous, DV, Ministère des Ressources Naturelles du Québec, 98-03, 180 p.
Percent weights allocated to deposit: 0.0%
Resource data:
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Estimate date: 2003-12-31; 352,500 short ton ore; Combined with production?: no; Provisional entry?: yes; Resource category: inferred resources
Grade-commodity information:Au: 0.191 troy ounces/short ton
Reference: Anonymous, 2004: Campbell Resources Inc. Annual Report 2003; Annual Report, Campbell Resources Inc., 32 p..
Percent weights allocated to deposit: 100.0%


Estimate date: 2003-12-31; 859,070 short ton ore; Combined with production?: no; Provisional entry?: yes; Resource category: resources
Grade-commodity information:Ag: 0.137 troy ounces/short ton
Cu: 0.23 percent
weight-commodity information:Au: 223,085 troy ounce
Reference: Anonymous, 2004: Campbell Resources Inc. Annual Report 2003; Annual Report, Campbell Resources Inc., 32 p..
Percent weights allocated to deposit: 100.0%


Estimate date: 2003-12-31; 544,200 short ton ore; Combined with production?: no; Provisional entry?: yes; Resource category: reserves
Grade-commodity information:Ag: 0.137 troy ounces/short ton
Cu: 0.23 percent
weight-commodity information:Au: 155,150 troy ounce
Reference: Anonymous, 2004: Campbell Resources Inc. Annual Report 2003; Annual Report, Campbell Resources Inc., 32 p..
Percent weights allocated to deposit: 100.0%
Associated mine(s): Joe Mann (247)

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