Geology of Metal Mines Ltd. (Bancroft Division)

CIM Bulletin, 1965

A. R. Bullis Formerly Chief Geologist, Faraday Division, Metal Mines Ltd.

Metal mines Limited (Bancroft Division) was incorporated m 1964 to take over the assets of Faraday Uranium Mines Ltd., including their uranium deposit near Bancroft Ontario. This paper outlines the geology of the Bancroft areas, and. then goes on to describe the principle rock types m the mime workings, especially the pegmatite, which is the host rock for the uranium mineralization. The structure and mineralogy of the orebodies are thoroughly covered, and, after a summary of the production and ore reserve figures, the paper concludes with suggestions for further exploration work.
Keywords: anhydrite, Faraday Uranium Mines Limited, hornblende, paragneiss, pegmatites, Mine, Mines, Ore, Ores, Pegmatite, Pegmatites, Rock, Rocks, uranium