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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

G.E.M. in B.C. 1973

Geology, Exploration and Mining in B.C. 1973 647 pages (PDF 29 MB)
Metal Mines

Stuart S. Holland
General Review of Exploration and Metal Mining

Table 1 - Metal Production 1973

Reports on Metal Mines
Introduction; Table 1 - Metal Production 1973;

Southeast British Columbia (NTS Division 82); Princeton - Kamloops (NTS Division 92H and 92I); Southwest British Columbia (NTS Division 92 and part of 102); East Central British Columbia (NTS Division 93); Northeast British Columbia (NTS Division 94); West Central British Columbia (NTS Division 103); Northwest British Columbia (NTS Division 104 and part of 114)


General Review of Placer Mining

Reports on Placer Operations
Moyie River; Maus Creek; Lillooet Creek; Black Creek; Cedar Creek; Quesnel River; Mary Creek; Cottonwood River; Antler Creek; Williams Creek; Summit Creek; Willow River; Lightning Creek; Skeena River; Sulphurets Creek; Atlin Area

Structural Materials and Industrial Minerals

J.W. McCammon
General Review of Structural Materials and Industrial Minerals

Reports on Commodities

Asbestos; Barite; Building Stone; Cement; Clay and Shale; Diatomite; Fluorite; Gypsum; Jade (Nephrite); Limestone; Magnesite; Marl; Pyrophyllite; Sand and Gravel; Silica; Talc


G.L. Bell:
General Review of Coal Mining and Exploration

Reports on Coal Mines
East Kootenay Inspection District:  Sage Creek Coal Limited; Byron Creek Collieries Limited; Kaiser Resources Ltd. (Elkview Preparation Plant; Michel Colliery (Balmer North Mine; South Balmer Hydraulic Mine; Michel By-Product Plant; Michel Preparation Plant); Crows Nest Industries Limited; Fording Coal Limited);

Northern Inspection District: McIntyre Porcupine Mines Limited (Monkman Pass Property); Denison Mines Limited (Quintette Project); Coalition Mining Limited; Utah Mines Ltd. (Carbon Creek Project); Utah Mines Ltd. (Adams Project); Pan Ocean Oil Ltd; Cinnabar Peak Mines Ltd.; Utah Mines Ltd. (East Mount Gething Project); Utah Mines Ltd. (Dunlevy Project); Bulkley Valley Collieries Ltd.

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