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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

Exploration in B.C. 1989


Exploration in B.C. 1989 248 pages (PDF 20.9 MB)
by W.R. Smyth
Part A: Overview of Exploration Activities

V.A. Preto:
British Columbia Exploration and Development Highlights
Introduction; Advanced Projects; Mines; Volcanogenic and Sediment-Hosted Massive Sulphide Deposits; Epithermal Deposits; Porphyry Deposits; Mesothermal Veins and Transitional Deposits; Other Significant Deposits; Summary and A Look at 1991

V.A. Preto:
Exploration and Development Highlights
Introduction; Epithermal Deposits; Volcanogenic and Sediment-Hosted Massive Sulphide Deposits; Porphyry Deposits; Transitional Deposits; Gold Skarns; Other Significant Deposits; Operating Mines; Introduction; Northwestern District; Central District; Kootenay District; South-Central District; Southwestern District; Summary and A Look at 1990

D.V. Lefebure and M.L. Malott:
Northwestern District
Introduction; Highlights; Trends and Opportunities; Mineral Exploration; Tatshenshini River Area; Atlin Vicinity; Tulsequah River - Tatsamenie Lake Area; Cassiar Mining Camp; Dease Lake - Mount Edziza Area; Iskut River Area; Sulphurets Area; Stewart Mining Camp; Alice Arm Area; Terrace Area; North Coast; Toodoggone River Area; Hazelton-Smithers Area; Houston-Whitesail Lake Area; Coal; Placer; Development Projects

H.P. Wilton and S.N. Pfuetzenreuter:
Southwestern District
Introduction; Mineral Exploration; Vancouver Island; Texada Island; Southwestern Mainland; Queen Charlotte Islands; Industrial Minerals; Placer; Coal

R.E. Meyers and T.B. Hubner:
South-Central District
Introduction; Highlights; Mineral Exploration; Adams Lake Area; Kamloops - Bonaparte Area; Nicola; Okanagan; Princeton - Tulameen; Bridge River - Yalakom Area; Revelstoke Area

A. Legun:
Kootenay District
Introduction; Trends; Mineral Exploration; Nelson Area; Cranbrook Area; Lardeau Area; Greenwood Area; Industrial Minerals; Coal

E.L. Faulkner:
Central District:
Introduction; Highlights; Trends and Opportunities; Mineral Exploration; Quesnel Trough; Barkerville - Cariboo Mountains; Pinchi Fault Trend; Other Area; Placer; Coal

J. Pardy:
Fame - Financial Assistance for Mineral Exploration Prospectors Assistance Program
Introduction; Training; Financial Assistance; Results To Date

1989 Field Season
Geological Survey Branch
Mineral Deposits and Regional Mapping; District Geology; Coal Resources; Industrial Minerals; Mineral Inventory; Mineral Land Use; Applied Geochemistry; Quaternary Geology

Part B: Geological Descriptions of Properties

Kathryn P.E. Andrew and Trygve Höy:
Geology and Exploration of the Rossland Group in the Swift Creek Area (82F/3W)

R.E. Meyers and T.B. Hubner:
An Update on the J & L Gold-Bearing Polymetallic Sulphide Deposit (82M/8E)

H. Paul Wilton and Shielagh Pfuetzenreuter:
Giant Copper (92M/8E)

R.E. Meyers and T.B. Hubner:
Preliminary Geology of the Treasure Mountain Silver-Lead-Zinc Vein Deposit (92H/6E)

J. Knight and K.C. McTaggart:
Lode and Placer Gold of the Coquihalla and Wells Areas, British Columbia (92H, 93H)

R.E. Meyers, J.M. Moore, T.B. Hubner and A.R. Pettipas:
Metallogenic Studies in the South-Central British Columbia: Mineral Occurrences in the Nicola Lake Region (92I/15W)

B.N. Church:
Geology of the Cosmopolitan Gold Property (92J/15W)

H. Paul Wilton:
Exploration and Geology of the Merry Widow Property (92I/6E, W)

N. Eyles:
Post-Depositional Nugget Accretion in Cenozoic Placer Gold Deposits, Cariboo Mining District, British Columbia (93A, B, G, H)

E.F. Faulkner and B.E. Madu:
Snowbird (93K/7E, 8W)

M.L. Malott: 
Telkwa Coal, Northzone (93L/11E)

E.L. Faulkner, V.A. Preto, C.M. Rebagliati and T.G. Schroeter:
Mount Milligan (93N/1E)

D.M. Melville:
Carbonate-Hosted Lead-Zinc Occurrences in the Germansen Landing and End Lake Areas (94C/2, 93N/15)

J.M. Britton, J.D. Blackwell and T.G. Schroeter:
#21 Zone Deposits, Eskay Creek, Northwestern British Columbia (104B/9W)

Victor M. Koyanagi:
Northwest Zone, McLymont Property, Northwestern British Columbia (104B/15)

Joanne Nelson, John Knight, Ken McTaggart and Heather Blyth:
Widespread Glacial Dispersal of Placer Gold from the Erickson Camp, Cassiar Mountains, British Columbia (104P)

T.E. Kalnins and A.F. Wilcox:
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