Geoscience

Industrial Minerals

Exploration Opportunities in Manitoba: Deposits & Occurrences 2006

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Opportunities for future industrial mineral production in Manitoba may be found in new deposits and in reactivated former producing deposits. Both primary production and value-added production would also be possible in many cases.

 

Precambrian:

Superior Province (Archean)
Trans-Hudson Orogen (THO) (Proterozoic)

ChromiteChromite

DiamondsDiamonds

Ilmenite and magnetiteIlmenite & Magnetite

QuartzQuartz

SpodumeneSpodumene

Rare Earth MineralsRare Earth Minerals


Phanerozoic:

Western Canada - Sedimentary Basin
Hudson Bay Basin

BrinesBrines

Calcium BentoniteCalcium Bentonite

CementCement

Dimension StoneDimension Stone

DolomiteDolomite

KaolinKaolin

ClaysClays

Silica SandSilica Sand

PotashPotash

Industrial Minerals Deposits and Occurrences Map

 


Contact

Manitoba Geological Survey
Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade
360 - 1395 Ellice Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3G 3P2
Phone: 204-945-1119
Fax: 204-945-8427
Email: minesinfo@gov.mb.ca

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