Thompson nickel belt

Keyword Definition

The Thompson Nickel Belt (TNB) is a geological region located in north central Manitoba known to host large deposits of nickel sulphides. Since discovery in the 1950s, the belt has produced more than four billion pounds of nickel from several mines operated at one point or another by either Inco Limited or Falconbridge Limited (now Xstrata Nickel).

Source: CaNickel Mining Limited web site

Category: Geological/Geographic

Geological keywords with a geographic context (e.g. Cape Smith Fold Belt, Selwyn Basin, Grenville Province).

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