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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

G.E.M. in B.C. 1969

Geology, Exploration and Mining in B.C. 1969 490 pages (PDF 27.3 MB)
Metal Mines

Stuart S. Holland
General Review of Metal Mining and Exploration

Reports on Metal Mines


Atlin Mining Division
Haines Road; Atlin; Inklin River; Sheslay River

Liard Mining Division
Cassiar; Stikine River; Turnagain River; Deadwood Lake; Alaska Highway, Racing River

Skeena Mining Division
Unuk River; Portland Canal; Observatory Inlet; Nass River; Terrace; Kitimat; Queen Charlotte Islands; Charlotte Lake 

Omineca Mining Division
Coast Mountains; Hazelton Mountains; Skeena Mountains; Omineca Mountains; Nechako Plateau;

Cariboo Mining Division
Giscome; Willow River; Ahbau Creek; West Road River; Tweedsmuir Park; Charlotte Lake; Wells; Mcleese Lake; Likely; Miocene; Horsefly; Big Timothy Mountain; Lac La Hache

Clinton Mining Division
Tatlayoko Lake; Taseko Lakes; Chilcotin River; Lac La Hache; 70 Mile House

Lillooet Mining Division
Bridge River; Cadwallader Creek; Pemberton

Vancouver Mining Division
Klinaklini River; Cracroft Islands; Toba Inlet; Powell River; Alta Lake; Squamish; Howe Sound

New Westminster Mining Division
Pitt Lake

Nanaimo Mining Division
Port Hardy-Coal Harbour; Quatsino Sound; Port McNeill; Bonanza Lake; Kelsey Bay; McCreight Lake; Menzies Bay; Quadra Island; Courtenay; Texada Island; Lasqueti Island

Alberni Mining Division
Kyuquot Sound; Zeballos; Hesquiat; Tofino; Buttle Lake, Kennedy River, Port Alberni, Barclay Sound, Nitinat River

Victoria Mining Division
Nitinat River; Clo-Oose; Cowichan Lake; Duncan; Jordan River; Sooke

Kamloops Mining Division
Gosnell; Vavenby; Birch Island; Clearwater; Little Fort; Barriere; Adams Lake; Kamloops; Falkland; Shuswap Lake; Savona; Bonaparte River; Lytton; Nesikep Creek; Highland Valley

Nicola Mining Division
Highland Valley Area; Merritt; Stump Lake; Douglas Lake; Aspen Grove; Coquihalla Lake; Brenda Lake

Similkameen Mining Division
Allison Lake; Summers Creek; Hayes Creek; Tulameen River; Princeton

Osoyoos Mining Division
Brenda Lake; Peachland; Summerland; Okanagan Falls; Keremeos; Osoyoos

Vernon Mining Division
Mabel Lake; Vernon; Okanagan Lake; Whiterocks Mountain; Jubilee Mountain; Lightning Peak

Greenwood Mining Division
Beaverdell; Rock Creek; Kettle River; Midway; Greenwood; Grand Forks; Christina Lake

Trail Creek Mining Division


Nelson Mining Division
Nelson; Ymir; Salmo; Erie Creek; Iron Mountain; Lost Creek; REMAC; Creston

Slocan Mining Division
Inonoaklin Creek; Burton; Springer Creek; Memphis Creek; Enterprise Creek; Silverton; Sandon; Retallack-Three Forks; Kaslo River; Keen Creek; Woodbury Creek; Ainsworth; Lardeau; Duncan River; Riondel; Crawford Creek

Revelstoke Mining Division
Perry River; Revelstoke: North Lardeau

Golden Mining Division
Spillimacheen; Bugaboo Creek; Horsethief Creek; Toby Creek; Dutch Creek

Fort Steele Mining Division
Skookumchuck; Kimberly; St. Mary River; Moyie; Fort Steele; Bull River; Jaffray

Geological, Geophysical and Geochemical Reports


Atlin Mining Division; Liard Mining Division; Omineca Mining Division; Cariboo Mining Division (Hixon Placers Inc.; Hannandor Placer; Nelson Creek Placer); Clinton Mining Division (Fairless Creek Placer); Clinton and Lillooet Mining Division; Similkameen Mining Division; Golden Mining Division (Bugaboo and Forster Creek Uranium; Malloy and Vowel Creek Uranium); Fort Steele Mining Division (Maus Creek Placer)

Structural Materials and Industrial Minerals

Asbestos; Barite; Building Stone; Cement; Clay and Shale; Diatomite; Gypsum; Jade (Nephrite); Limestone; Marl; Phosphate; Sand and Gravel; Silica

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