Wedge Mine

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Wedge Mine
Location
Wedge Mine is located in New Brunswick
Wedge Mine
Wedge Mine
Location in New Brunswick
Location Northumberland County
Province New Brunswick
Country Canada
Coordinates 47°23′46″N 66°07′44″W / 47.396°N 66.129°W / 47.396; -66.129Coordinates: 47°23′46″N 66°07′44″W / 47.396°N 66.129°W / 47.396; -66.129
Production
Products Copper
History
Opened 1962
Closed 1968
Owner
Company Cominco
Year of acquisition 1956 (Discovery)

The Wedge Mine was a copper mine in the Bathurst Mining Camp of Northeast New Brunswick. It was owned and operated by Cominco on the north bank of the Nepisiguit River. The mine was discovered in 1956 and in operation from 1962 to 1968 producing 1.5 million tonnes of ore.[1] The ore was trucked to, and milled at the Heath Steele Mine. Only the copper rich part of the deposit was mined.

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  1. ^ Luff, William M. (1995), "A history of mining in the Bathurst area, northern New Brunswick, Canada", CIM Bulletin, October 1995, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 

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