- More than 14,600 metallic mineral, industrial mineral and coal mines, deposits and occurrences documented in British Columbia. Names; commodities; status (showings to major producing mines) and Mining Method (open pit, underground). Location (NTS map, BCGS Map, longitude/latitude, UTM, elevation, Electoral District, Forest District, Location Certainty and Mining Division).
|Mineralogy and alteration.|
|Host rock (lithology, stratigraphic names and ages).|
|Geological setting (tectonic belt, terrane, physiographic area and metamorphism).|
- Inventory (assays, reserves/resources and production).
- Capsule geology and work history.
- References and publications.
- MINFILE/www is an on-line application consisting of basic and advanced searches, on-screen occurrence summary data and other reports and downloads.
- A downloadable MS Access application for local PC use is available as
MINFILE/pc Version 5.
How to Reference MINFILE; web examples, one for a specific occurrence and one for a map area. Modelled after The Art & Science of Writing Geoscience Reports by Brian Grant (http://members.shaw.ca/geomanual/):
MINFILE (2006): Tulsequah Chief, 104K 002; BC Ministry of Energy and Mines, MINFILE digital data, posted April 2006, URL <http://minfile.gov.bc.ca/Summary.aspx?minfilno=104K++002> [December 2004]
Jakobsen, D.E., Bradford, J., and Mihalynuk, M.G. (1993): Skagway mineral occurrence data NTS 104M; BC Ministry of Energy and Mines, MINFILE digital data, 88 occurrences, posted Nov 2004, URL <http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/MINFILE/ProductsDownloads/PublicationsList/Pages/104m.aspx> [December 2004]