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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

Exploration in B.C. 1977


Exploration in B.C. 1977 316 pages (PDF 12MB)


Metals Exploration

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

Reports on Metals Exploration
Southeastern British Columbia
Southwest British Columbia
East Central British Columbia
West Central British Columbia
Northeast British Columbia
Northwest British Columbia
Structural Materials and Industrial Minerals Exploration

Review of Exploration on Non-Metallic Mineral Deposits

Reports on Exploration on Non-Metallic Commodities
Asbestos; Barite; Building Stone; Gypsum; Jade; Limestone; Magnesite; Ochre; Opal; Perlite; Phosphate; Rhodonite, Jasper; Silica
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); Kaiser Resources Ltd. (Taylor Mountain East); Coleman Collieries Limited (Tent Mountain); Fording Coal Limited (Fording River Operations); Elco Mining Ltd. (Elk River Coal Property); Kaiser Resources Ltd. (Michel Mines); Kaiser Resources Ltd. (Greenhills); Kaiser Resources Ltd. (Sparwood)

Comox Coalfield
Wellington Colliery Company Limited

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

Similkameen Coalfield
Imperial Metals and Power Ltd. (Tulameen Coal)

Bowron River Coalfield
Norco Resources Ltd. (Bowron River Deposit)

Peace River Coalfield
Denison Mines Limited (Saxon Project); Denison Mines Limited (Belcourt Project); Denison Mines Limited (Quintette Project); Brameda – Michimen (Mount Spieker); Teck Corporation Ltd. (Bullmoose); BP Exploration Canada Limited (Sukunka Property); Teck Corporation Ltd. (Burnt River Project); Bri Coal Mining Ltd. (Dowling Creek); Utah Mines Ltd. (East Mount Gething Project)

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