Spanish American Mine

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Spanish American Mine
Spanish American Mine is located in Ontario
Spanish American Mine
Spanish American Mine
Location in Ontario
Location Elliot Lake
Province Ontario
Country Canada
Coordinates 46°28′33.84″N 082°35′5.49″W / 46.4760667°N 82.5848583°W / 46.4760667; -82.5848583Coordinates: 46°28′33.84″N 082°35′5.49″W / 46.4760667°N 82.5848583°W / 46.4760667; -82.5848583
Products Uranium
Production 79,000 t ore
Opened 1958
Closed 1959
Company Rio Algom

The Spanish American Mine is an historical uranium mine located approximately 11 km (7 mi) northeast of Elliot Lake, Ontario, owned and operated by Rio Algom Ltd. The site is 2.3 km (1 mi) southeast of the Denison Mine.

The mine was in operation from 1958 to 1959, when it was closed due to water inflow from a fractured zone. During this time it produced 79,000 tons of ore.[1]

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  1. ^ Rio Algom Ltd (2001). "Elliot Lake Uranium123456798 Mine Site Reclamation: Information Package" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-01-28. 

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