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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

Exploration and Mining in British Columbia 2009

 

EXPLORATION AND MINING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 2009
(Complete PDF document, 6.0 MB)

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
(PDF document, 245 KB)
Note:  Contains Table of Contents and Cover information


BRITISH COLUMBIA MINING AND MINERAL EXPLORATION OVERVIEW 2009
Introduction; Mining Highlights; Major Development Projects; Mineral Exploration; British Columbia Exploration and Mining Initiatives; 2010 Mineral Industry Outlook
(PDF document, 4.9 MB)  

 

NORTHWEST REGION
Summary and Trends; Mines and Quarries; Metal Mines; Industrial

Mineral Quarries; Mine Development Projects; Mine Evaluation Projects; Mineral Exploration; Porphyry Copper Projects;

Iskut-Stikine District; Skeena District; Porphyry Molybdenum

Projects; Atlin-Cassiar District; Skeena District; Magmatic

Deposits; Polymetallic Massive Sulphide Projects; Gold-Silver

Projects; Atlin District; 'Golden Triangle' (The Stewart District);

Skeena District; Outlook for 2010; Acknowledgments
(PDF document, 1.3 MB) 

MAP OF OPERATING MINES AND SELECTED MAJOR EXPLORATION PROJECTS IN BC, 2009

 

 

NORTHEAST REGION
Summary and Trends; Mines and Quarries; Coal Mines; Mine

Development Projects; Mine Evaluation Projects; Coal

Exploration; South of Tumbler Ridge; Wolverine Valley Area; 

Hudson’s Hope Area; Outlook for 2010; Acknowledgments
(PDF document, 555 KB)

 

NORTH-CENTRAL REGION
Summary and Trends; Metal Mines; Mine Development Projects;

Mine Evaluation Projects; Exploration; Porphyry Copper Projects;

Polymetallic Massive Sulphide Projects; Gold-Silver Projects;

Rare Earth Metals; Industrial Mineral Projects; Outlook for 2010;

Acknowledgments (PDF document, 392 KB)

 

SOUTH-CENTRAL REGION
Summary and Trends; Mines and Quarries; Metal Mines; Coal;

Coal Mines; Industrial Mineral Quarries and Aggregates; Mine

Development Projects; Mineral Exploration Highlights; Porphyry

Projects; Thompson Rivers and Shuswap Lake; South

Cariboo-Chilcotin Plateau; Gold Bridge-Bralorne-Lillooet; 

Similkameen River; Okanagan; Skarn Projects; Thompson

Rivers and Shuswap Lake; Okanagan; Columbia River; Vein

and Breccia Projects; Thompson Rivers and Shuswap Lake;

South Cariboo-Chilcotin Plateau; Fraser River; Gold

Bridge-Bralorne-Lillooet; Okanagan; Similkameen River;

Sediment-Hosted Gold Projects; South Cariboo-Chilcotin

Plateau; Massive Sulphide Projects; Thompson Rivers and

Shuswap Lake; Columbia River; Magmatic Projects; Thompson

Rivers and Shuswap Lake; Similkameen River;

South-Cariboo-Chilcotin Plateau; Outlook for 2010;

Acknowledgments (PDF document, 1.3 MB)

 

SOUTHWEST REGION
Summary and Trends; Mines and Quarries; Metal; Coal; Placer

Gold; Industrial Minerals and Aggregates; Limestone; Clay, Silica

and Alumina; Cosmetic and Medical Clay; Aggregate-Only

Operations; Pumice; Building and Landscaping Stone;  Mine

Development and Mine Evaluation Projects; Exploration

Highlights; Copper Porphyry; North Vancouver Island; Central

West Coast Vancouver Island; Lillooet River; Volcanogenic

Massive Sulphide; Central Vancouver Island; Gold-Silver Veins; Central West Coast Vancouver Island; Port Alberni; Mount Washington; Southern Vancouver Island; Central Coast;

Alouette Lake; Harrison Lake; Hope-Coquihalla; Coal; Northern

Vancouver Island; Campbell River; Comox Valley; Tungsten Skarn; Inside Coast; Iron Skarns; Central West Coast Vancouver Island; Southern Vancouver Island; Industrial Minerals; Northern

Vancouver Island; Southern Vancouver Island; Fraser Canyon; Outlook for 2010; Acknowledgments (PDF document, 800 KB)

 

SOUTHEAST REGION
Summary and Trends; Mines and Quarries; Coal; Metals;

Industrial Minerals; Mine Development Projects; Mine

Evaluation Projects; Exploration Highlights; Coal Projects; 

East Kootenay Coalfields; Gold Projects; Boundary District; 

West Kootenays; East Kootenays; Base Metals Projects;

West Kootenays; Polymetallic Projects; West Kootenays; Molybdenum Projects; East Kootenays; Industrial Mineral Projects; East Kootenays; Outlook for 2010;

Acknowledgments (PDF document, 773 KB)

 

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