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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

Exploration and Mining in B.C. - 1999


Exploration and Mining in B.C. 1999 138 pages (PDF 20 MB)


by Paul Wojdak


Part A - Review of Exploration and Mining Activity


Paul Wojdak:
Northwest Region:
Summary; Exploration Trends; Metal Mines; Eskay Creek Mine; Endako Mine; Huckleberry Mine; Golden Bear Mine; Snip Mine; Table Mountain Mine; Atlin Placer District;Industrial Mineral and Gemstone Operations; Exploration Projects (By Camp); Babine Camp; Tahtsa Camp, Houston Area; Smithers Camp; Terrace Area; North Coast Area; Queen Charlotte Islands; Stewart Camp; Iskut Camp; Stikine District; Cassiar Camp; Rancheria Camp; Taku-Tulsequah Camp; Acknowledgements


Bob Lane:
Northeast-Central Region:
Summary; Highlights; Metal Mines; Kemess; Mount Polley; Gibraltar; QR Mine; Coal Mines; Quintette; Bullmoose; Industrial Minerals Operations; Placer Gold Mining Operations; Exploration Trends; Exploration Summary; Gataga/Kechika Trough Toodoggone Camp; Omineca Mountains; Hogem Ranges; Skeena Ranges; Nation Lakes Area; Rocky Mountain Foothills; Nechako Plateau; Columbia Mountains; Cariboo; Prospectors Assistance Program; Acknowledgements


R.H. Pinsent:
Southwestern Region:
Highlights; Exploration and Production Trends; Producing Mines and Quarries; Myra Falls Operation; Quinsam Coal; Limestone Quarries; Dimension Stone Quarries; Other Industrial Minerals; Exploration Activity; Vancouver and Inshore Islands; Yreka; Fandora; Tay; Mactush; Valentine Mountain; Other Activity; Southern Coast; Duck Lake; Stan; Vulcan; Other Activity; Acknowledgements


Michael S. Cathro:
South-Central Region:
Summary; Exploration Trends; Mines; Development Projects; Exploration Projects; Grassroots Work; Outlook For 2000; Acknowledgements; References


H.P. Wilton
Kootenay Region:
Summary; Exploration Highlights; Metals; Purcell Anticlinorium; Other Metal Projects Industrial Minerals; Coal; Producing Mines and Quarries; Coal; Metals; Industrial Minerals; Acknowledgments


Part B - Geological Descriptions of Selected Properties


Paul J. Wojdak, Wayne Bulmer and Daryl J. Hanson:
Geologic Setting of the Wadsworth Vein, An Intrusive-Related Gold Discovery near Terrace, B.C.


Brett Lapeare, Paul Wojdak, Daryl Hanson:
A Summary of Exploration Work and Geology of the Zymo Porphyry Cu-Au Prospect


Bob Lane and Ken Macdonald:
Volcanogenic Massive Sulphide Potential in the Slide Mountain and Barkerville Terranes, Cariboo Mountians


Paul J. Wojdak and Daniel Either:
Geologic Setting of the Knoll Property: An Eskay Creek Target in Cretaceous Rhyolite


Prospectors Assistance Program

Garry Payie:
1998-99 British Columbia Prospectors Assistance Program


Applied Geochemistry

Stephen J. Cook:
Preliminary Report on the Collection and Preparation of a New Lake Sediment Control Standard: Application to Regional Geochemical Exploration for Epithermal Gold Deposits in the Cordillera


Stephen J. Cook:
Results of Geochemical Follow-Up Investigations at Three Anomalous RGS Stream Sediment Localities in Central British Columbia


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