Sudbury Petrographic Suite
The Sudbury, Ontario, district is the world's largest producer of Ni and a major producer of Cu, Pt, Co, Au, Ag, Se, Te, Fe, and S also are recovered. The Sudbury ores are an excellent example of magmatic sulfide deposits and may serve to illustrate magmatic textures. Three general types of ores are recognized in the district: disseminated, massive, and brecciated.
- Collection of specimens from Sudbury district Creighton, Murray, Frood, Garson, and Levack mines.
- Collection of specimens from outcrops along the Canadian RR line near the Levack mine of the Sudbury nickel irruptive district.
- Collection of specimens poorly located to the Sudbury district. Limited information available per specimen.