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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

Exploration in B.C. 1995


Exploration in B.C. 1995 191 pages (PDF 12.2 MB)

by W.R. Smyth

Part A - Overview of Exploration Activity

T. Schroeter:
British Columbia Mining, Developmental and Exploration Overview:
Introduction; Regional Trends; Highlights at Operating Mines; Production Levels; Operations; Metal Mines; Coal Mines; Industrial Minerals Mines; Tailings; Advanced Exploration and Development Projects; Metals; Porphyry (and Related) Deposits; Massive Sulphide Deposits; Vein Deposits; Industrial Minerals; Coal; Highlights of Grassroots Metal; Exploration; Porphyry and Porphyry-Related Deposits; Precious Metal Bearing Veins and Bulk-Mineable Deposits Polymetallic Massive Sulphide; Deposits; Skarn Deposits; Other Targets; Initiatives in British Columbia; Summary and Outlook for 1996; Acknowledgements

P. Wojdak:
Exploration and Development Highlights Northwest British Columbia

K.F. Macdonald:
Exploration and Development Highlights Central Region
Introduction; Trends Land Use; Operating Mines, Advanced Exploration and Development Projects; Exploration; Gataga Belt; Northern Quesnel Trough; Nechako Plateau Cariboo Industrial Minerals; Other; Acknowledgements

M.S. Cathro:
Exploration and Development Highlights South-Central Region
Trends in Exploration Activity; Producing Metal Mines; Exploration and Development Activity; Guichon Creek Batholith Iron Mask Batholith Princeton-Hedley Area; Lillooet-Gold Bridge Area; Okanagan Valley; Kootenay Terrane and Shuswap Complex; Cariboo-Chilcotin Plateau; Industrial Minerals; Opportunities and Outlook for 1996; Acknowledgements

H.P. Wilton:
Exploration and Development Highlights Kootenay British Columbia
Exploration Highlights; Metals; Purcell Anticlinorium ; Greenwood Camp; Other Areas; Industrial Minerals; Coal; Placer Activity; Producing Mines and Quarries; Coal; Metals

R.H. Pinsent:
Exploration and Development Highlights Southwestern British Columbia - 1995
Introduction; Highlights; Exploration Trends; Operating Mines and Quarries; Myra Falls Operation; Island Copper Operation; Quinsam Coal Operation; Texada Island Limestone Quarries; Mine Development Submissions; Monteith Bay Geyserite; Mount Meager Pumice; Exploration Activity; Vancouver and Texada Islands; Dragon; Lucky/Toq; Knob Hill; Argonaut; Lafarge Quarry; Other Activity; Southern Coast; Ladner Creek Mine; Giant Copper; Brandywine; Other Activity; Queen Charlotte Islands; Harmony; Land-Use Issues; Vancouver Island; Lower Mainland; Government Activity and Research; Acknowledgements

A.F. Wilcox and T.E. Kalnins:
Assessment Reports: A Source of Valuable Current and Historic Mineral Exploration Data:
Summary of Assessment Work, 1995; Using the Database

Part B - Geological Descriptions of Selected Properties

D.J. Alldrick, Z.M.S. Mawani, J.K. Mortensen, F. Childe:
Mineral Deposit Studies in the Stewart District (NTS 1030/P and 104/B)

J.E. Gabites, J.K. Mortensen and D.J. Alldrick:
Lead Isotope Data from Mineral Prospects in the Cambria Icefield Area, Stewart Mining District (NTS 1030/P and 104A/B)

P. Wojdak:
Babs - Unusual Copper Mineralization in a Southern Extension of the Babine Porphyry Camp

B.N. Church:
Several New Industrial Mineral and Ornamental Stone Occurrences in the Okanagan - Boundary District (82E, 82L)

B.N. Church:
Angel Hot Spring Deposit, Kelowna Area (82E/14W)

Mineral Deposit Model Abstracts

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