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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

Exploration and Mining 2002

 

Note:  One document (PDF, 487KB) containing Table of Contents, Foreword, Part A Title Page, Part B Title Page, and Cover information.

 

Part A

Overview of Exploration Activity

Northwest Region
Summary; Metal Mines; Mineral Exploration (Smithers-Houston-Babine Area, Terrace-Kitimat Area, Stewart District, Iskut District, Turnagain-Stikine Area, Cassiar Area, Atlin Area); Industrial Minerals and Gemstones; Placer Mining; Coal and Energy Projects; Acknowledgements
(PDF document, 677KB)

 

Northeast Central Region
Summary; Metal Mines; Kemess South; Other Mines; Coal Mines; Bullmoose; Willow Creek; Industrial Mineral Mines; Exploration Trends; Exploration Summary; Toodoggone Camp; Omineca Mountains; Rocky Mountain Foothills; Peace River Coalfields; Nechako Plateau; Cariboo - Wells-Barkerville Area; Cariboo - Likely and Horsefly Areas; Placer Mining and Exploration Highlights; Introduction; Trends; Principal Areas of Activity; Reclamation; Conclusion; Outlook for 2003; Acknowledgements; References

(PDF document, 955KB)

 

Southwest Region
Summary; Exploration Trends; Mines And Quarries; Myra Falls Operation; Quinsam Coal Mine; Limestone Quarries; Industrial Mineral Quarries; Dimension Stone Quarries; Exploration Activity; Vancouver Island; Harrison Lake - Hope Area; Coastal Mainland Area; Acknowledgements

(PDF document, 1.1MB) 

South Central Region
Highlights; Exploration Trends; Mines and Quarries; Development Projects; Exploration Projects; Porphyry and Related Targets; Acknowledgements
(PDF document, 763KB)

 

Kootenay Region
Summary; Exploration Highlights; Metals; Industrial Minerals; Coal; Producing Mines and Quarries; Metals; Industrial Minerals; Coal; Acknowledgements
(PDF document, 634KB)

Part B

Paul Metcalfe, Murray McClaren, Janet Gabites, and Jacques Houle:
Ni-Cu-PGE Deposits in the Pacific Nickel Complex, Southwestern BC
Abstract; Introduction; Previous Work; Tectonic Setting; Metamorphism; Field Relations and Timing of the Pacific Nickel Complex and Spuzzum Intrusion; K-Ar data from the vicinity of the Giant Mascot mine; Field Relations at Sable; Petrography; Whole Rock Chemical Composition and Petrogenetic Constraints; Discussion; Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References
(PDF document, 1.5MB)

 

Michael S. Cathro:
Aluminous Alteration at the Briton Hematite Prospect, Chilcotin Ranges
Introduction; Location, Access and Claim Ownership; Exploration History; Regional Geology; Local Geology; Mineralization and Alteration; Regional Stream Geochemistry; Discussion and Conclusions; Acknowledgements; Reference Summary; Exploration Highlights; Metals; Industrial Minerals; Coal; Producing Mines and Quarries; Metals; Industrial Minerals; Coal; Acknowledgements
(PDF document, 307KB)

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