WHATS IS CAPITALGEMS.CA ?
Explore and discover the beauty that lies within and surrounding Canada's Capital Region. We explore many of the region’s natural and historical gems, from caves and mines to abandoned ruins and unique landscapes. This site is all encompassing and offers a wide variety of fascinating opportunities to suit any outdoor or heritage enthusiast. We have created this site to showcase these modest marvels and share a little of our local history.
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Silver crater mine - 2021 Update
There Are Several Small Pits. Some Stripped Rock And One Adit On The Property.
1927: Uranium & Mica Occurrence 1946: 469 Tons Of Mica Shipped.
1953: A 135 M Of Adit, Crosscuts & Drifting Plus 28.6 M Raise In Betafite Deposit. Pit 14x9x14 M Deep On Mica; Historical Records Cite "formerly A Mica Mine, This Deposit Was Later Worked For The Radioactive Mineral Betafite".