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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

Exploration in B.C. 1976


Exploration in B.C. 1976 246 pages (PDF 12.6 MB)

General Statement

Metals Exploration

A. Sutherland Brown and J.A. Garnett:
Review of Exploration and Prospecting

Reports on Metals Exploration
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)
West Central British Columbia (NTS Division 103)
Northeast British Columbia (NTS Division 94)
Northwest British Columbia (NTS Division 104 and Part of 114)
Structural Materials and Industrial Minerals Exploration

Review of Exploration on Non-Metallic Mineral Deposits

Reports on Exploration on Non-Metallic Commodities
Agate; Fluorite; Jade; Limestone; Magnesite; Opal; Perlite; Phosphate; Rhodonite; Silica; Talc
Coal Exploration

A.H. Matheson:
General Review of Coal Exploration

Reports on Coal Exploration

Crowsnest Coalfield
Sage Creek Coal Limited; Crows Nest Industries Limited (Lodgepole - McLatchie); Byron Creek Collieries Limited (Coal Mountain); Kaiser Resources Ltd. (Natal Ridge); Coleman Collieries Limited (Tent Mountain); Kaiser Resources Ltd. (Hosmer Wheeler); Fording Coal Limited; Elco Mining Ltd.

Similkameen Coalfield
Bethlehem Copper Corporation (Princeton Project)

Hat Creek Coalfield
British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (Hat Creek Project)

Peace River Coalfield
Denison Coal Limited (Saxon Project); Denison Coal Limited (Belcourt Project); Canadian Superior Old Ltd. (Belcourt - Monkman); Denison Coal Limited (Quintette Project); Utah Mines Ltd. (Carbon Creek); Cinnabar Peak Mines Ltd. (Peace River Canyon); Rainier Energy Resources Inc. (Dowling Crek); Brameda - Nichimen (Mount Spieker); Teck Corporation Ltd. (Bullmoose - Chamberlain)

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