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Index map of NTS areas covered by the MINFILE database (larger map clickable). In the adjacent index map or the table below, click the map area or name for a summary, reference list, geological legend and mineral occurrence plot of the NTS map area, as available.  To get a list or file of all occurrences within any map area, use MINFILE/www and enter the first 4 or 6 characters of the NTS map area in the MINFILE number search.

General File or Other File

Number of Entries

Map Name/Notes

082 16 Kootenay River
082E 49 Princeton
082ENE 8 Kettle River
082ENW 8 Kelowna
082ESE 53 Grand Forks
082ESW 2 Penticton
082F 40 Nelson
082FNE 39 Kaslo
082FNW 27 Slocan, includes Western Exploration Co. Ltd. files
082FSE 2 Creston
082FSW 31 Trail
082G 1 Fernie
082J 1 Kananaskis
082JNW 7 Kananaskis
082JSE 4 Kananaskis
082JSW 1 Kananaskis
082K 12 Lardeau
082KNE 15 Invermere
082KNW 51 Beaton
082KSE 8 Lardeau
082KSW 5 Nakusp
082LNE 6 Revelstoke
082LNW 3 Shuswap Lake
082LSE 9 Sugar Lake
082LSW 7 Vernon
082M 28 Seymour Arm   082M 003 J&L Property Reports
082N,O 6 Golden, Calgary
083 9 Athabasca River
083D,C 1 Canoe River, Brazeau
092, 102 43 Fraser River
092B Victoria
092C Cape Flattery
092E Nootka Sound
092F Alberni
092G Vancouver
092HNE 27 Tulameen
092HNW 9 Yale
092HSE 2 Princeton
092HSW 17 Chilliwack Lake
092INE 48 Kamloops Lake
092INW 1 Ashcroft
092ISE 20 Merritt
092ISW 2 Lytton
092J Pemberton
092K 15 Bute Inlet
092L 35 Alert Bay
092M 7 Rivers Inlet
092N 25 Mount Waddington
092O 18 Taseko Lakes
092P 32 Bonaparte River
093 54 Parsnip River
093A Quesnel Lake
093B 17 Quesnel
093C Anahim Lake
093D 9 Bella Coola
093E 15 Whitesail Lake
093F 4 Nechako River
093G 15 Prince George
093H,083E 17 McBride, Mount Robson
093I 10 Monkman Pass
093J 7 McLeod Lake
093K 28 Fort Fraser
093L 64 Smithers
093M 22 Hazelton
093N Manson River
093O 22 Pine Pass
093P Dawson Creek
094 Beatton River
094A Charlie Lake
094B Halfway River
094C Mesilinka River
094D 15 McConnell Creek
094E 53 Toodoggone River
094F Ware
094G Trutch
094HIJOP Fort Nelson & others
094K Tuchodi Lakes
094L Kechika
094M Rabbit River
094N Toad River
102I Cape Scott
102P Queens Sound
103 14 Skeena River
103A 2 Laredo Sound
103B 11 Moresby Island
103C 2 Moresby Island
103F 20 Graham Island
103G 7 Hecate Strait
103H 3 Douglas Channel
103I 11 Terrace
103J 4 Prince Rupert
103K 7 Dixon Entrance
103O 6 Nass River
103P 50 Nass River
104, 114 Iskut River
104A Bowser Lake
104B 150 Iskut River
104F,G Sumdum, Telegraph Creek
104H Spatsizi
104I 6 Cry Lake
104J 4 Dease Lake
104K 5 Tulsequah
104M 6 Skagway
104N Atlin
104O Jennings River
104P 24 McDame
114P,O Tatshenshini River, Yakutah
Starr File 158
Includes information on mines and property visits by Charles C. Starr, Consulting Geologist, from the 1920s to late 1950s.  This file, donated in July 1999, references 199 occurrences in MINFILE and has been amalgamated with our Property File.  The file includes 71 entries from Western Exploration Co. Ltd.
Industrial Minerals 195 A partial list of property references for industrial minerals.
Chevron File 1107 Includes exploration reports, maps and property assessments by Chevron, from the mid 1970s to early 1990s.  This file, donated in September 2001, has been reviewed and indexed.
Falconbridge File 516 Includes exploration reports, maps and property assessments by Falconbridge from 1919s to mid-1990s.  The file, donated in 1994, is indexed by NTS area. The index is available for download.
Placer Dome File 1433  After the Kamloops exploration office closed, 61 boxes were donated to Property File in April 1999.  Entries have been indexed to MINFILE Number or region.
Prospectors Assistance Reports 406

Includes scanned reports submitted from 1997 through 2001 under the Prospectors Assistance Program (now discontinued) which gave grants to encourage grassroots prospecting in British Columbia. The Prospectors Assistance program contributed up to 75 per cent of the eligible costs of a proposed prospecting program to a maximum of $10,000. 

Library/Historic Photo Gallery 1000

These are photos taken by Ministry staff over the last 100 years.  The photos are listed in the Library Catalogue.