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082K03, F 14 Geological Legend

 

Slocan Camp

LAYERED ROCKS

QUATERNARY

Qal

Unconsolidated glacial, fluvial and alluvial deposits

TRIASSIC

TrS

Slocan Formation: Carbonate, argillite and slate

PERMIAN TO CARBONIFEROUS

PK

Kaslo Formation: Mafic volcanic rocks

INTRUSIVE ROCKS

TERTIARY

LATE PALEOCENE TO EARLY EOCENE

PEg

Leucogranite and pegmatite

CRETACEOUS

Kq

Quartz Monzonite, granodiorite and quartz diorite

MIDDLE JURASSIC

mJg

Monzonite and quartz monzonite

NELSON INTRUSIONS (mJn1 to mJn6)

mJn1

Diorite and amphibolite

mJn2

Potassium feldspar porphyritic granite

mJn3

Hornblende-potassium feldspar porphyritic granite

mJn4

Boitite granite and granodiorite

mJn5

Quartz monzonite

mJn6

Lamprophyre

 

Geological map and legend compiled from:

Brown, D.A. and Logan, J.M. (1989): Geology and Mineral Evaluation of Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park, Southern British Columbia; B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Paper 1989-5, 47 pages.

Cairnes, C.E. (1934): Slocan Mining Camp, British Columbia; Geological Survey of Canada, Memoir 173, 137 pages, Maps 272A and 273A, scales 1:63,360 and 1:48,000, respectively.

Cairnes, C.E. (1935): Description of Properties, Slocan Mining Camp, British Columbia; Geological Survey of Canada, Memoir 184, 274 pages.

Hedley, M.S. (1952): Geology and Ore Deposits of the Sandon Area, Slocan Mining Camp, British Colubia; B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Bulletin 29, 130 pages.

Little, H.W. (1960): Nelson Map-Area, West Half, British Columbia (82F W 1/2); Geological Survey of Canada, Memoir 308, 205 pages, Map 1090A, scale 1:253,440.

Höy, T. et al. (1994): Mineral Potential Project: Kootenay Area; B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Open File 1994-8.

See  SLOCAN CAMP & AREA (082K03, F15) Summary Sheet for an overview of the map area and additional regional references.

Positions of all geological contacts are approximate. In the case of an apparent disagreement between an occurrence’s geological location on the map and its stratigraphic setting given in the MINFILE documentation, the latter should be given priority.