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Annual report (1920) (14798922073)
Identifier: annualreport192000onta ( find matches) Title: Annual report Year: 1891 ( 1890s) Authors: Ontario. Dept. of Mines Subjects: Mines and mineral resources Publisher: Toronto Contributing Library: Gerstein - University of Toronto Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: here are richer pockets or zones in which some almost pure sulphides aredeveloped. In places masses of glassy quartz are associated with the ore. About half a dozen pits have been sunk, here and there along the hill on themore promising outcrops. A settler who lives in this township stated that thedeepest pit was 25 feet. It was full of water at the time of the examination. A sample of the pure ore was submitted to VV. K. MciSTeill for analysis. Mr.McISTeill reported that the material contained neither nickel nor copper. It may be added that no intrusions of serpentine or gabbro were noted inthe area, although these rocks might occur below the drift. 1920 Windy Lake and Other Nickel Areas 225 LAKE SHEBANDOWAN NICKEL DEPOSIT By J. Q. Cross Situation and Discovery The Lake Shebandowan nickel property is situated at the southwest end oflower Shebandowan lake, in the district of Thunder Bay, about 73 miles west ofPort Arthur, and about 4i/o miles south of the nearest railway, the Canadian Text Appearing After Image: Scale : 20 Miles to I Inch. 20 10 0 I I I I I I i__j I l_J Sketch map showing location of thp Shebandowan nickel deposit and othermineral areas in the vicinity. National. Shebandowan lake lies between the nickel property and the railway, andthe nearest railway station, Kabaigon, is about 5 miles northwest of the property.The easiest way to reach the deposit is to leave the Canadian JSTational railway atStuarts siding at the east end of Lake Shebandowan and then canoe about 30miles west along the lake, direct to the ore body. Although lumbering operationshave been carried on for many years in this region, timber is still being cut in thevicinity of the lake, and two saw mills were being operated at the east end of thelake in 1919. Gasoline boats and steam tugs are used on the lake in connectionwith the lumber industrv. 226 Department of Mines No. 4 The Shebandowan nickel property consists of four claims, namely, T.B. 2192,T.B. 2204, T.B. 2219, and T.B. 2240, each claim consisting of 40 Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.