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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

G.E.M. in B.C. 1971

Geology, Exploration and Mining in B.C. 1971 560 pages (PDF 24 MB)
Metal Mines

S.S. Holland and A. Sutherland Brown
General Review of Exploration and Metal Mining

Reports on Metal Mines
Introduction; Table 1 - Metal Production, 1971;

Northwest British Columbia (NTS Division 104 and part of 114); Northeast British Columbia (NTS Division 94); West Central British Columbia (NTS Division 103); East Central British Columbia (NTS Division 93); Southwest British Columbia (NTS Division 92 and part of 102); Highland Valley (NTS Division 92I/6E, 7W, 10W, 11E); Southeast British Columbia (NTS Division 82)


General Review of Placer Mining

Reports on Placer Operations
Atlin Mining Division; Cariboo Mining Division; New Westminster Mining Division; Fort Steele Mining Division

Structural Materials and Industrial Minerals

General Review of Structural Materials and Industrial Minerals

Reports on Commodities

Asbestos; Barite; Building Stone; Cement; Clay and Shale; Diatomite; Fluorite; Gypsum; Jade; Limestone; Marl; Phosphate; Pyrophyllite; Sand and Gravel; Silica


A.R.C. James
General Review of Coal Mining and Exploration

Reports on Coal Mines

R.W. Lewis
East Kootenay Inspection District:  Sage Creek Coal Limited; Kaiser Resource Ltd (Harmer Ridge Open Pits and Coal-Preparation Plant; Michel Colliery (Underground Mines; Michael Colliery Open-Pit Operations; Michel Coal-Preparation; Michel By-Products Plant; Prospecting and Exploration)); Crows Nest Industries Limited; Fording Coal Limited; Vincent Option

A.D. Tidsbury
Northern Inspection District:  Quesnel Coal Project; Bowron River Coal; Denison Mines Limited (Saxon Project); McIntyre Porcupine Mines Limited; Bulkley Valley Collieries Ltd.; Cinnabar Peak Mines Ltd. (Johnson Mountain Property); Brameda Resources Ltd; Hogan Mines Ltd. - Texacal Resources Ltd; Nickel Hill Mines Ltd. (Bullhead Mountain); Ayrshire Coal Company; Utah Mines Ltd. (Carbon Creek Project); Denison Mines Limited (Quintette Project, Babcock Block); Denison Mines Limited (Quintette Project, Wolverine Block); Coalition Mining Limited; Hogan Mines Ltd; Alberta Coal Ltd.; Teck Corporation Ltd. (Bullmoose Property); Nickel Hill Mines Ltd. (Pink Mountain); Camp Wilson; Groundhog

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