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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

G.E.M. in B.C. 1972

Geology, Exploration and Mining in B.C. 1972 718 pages (PDF 32.5 MB)
Metal Mines

Stuart S. Holland
General Review of Exploration and Metal Mining

Reports on Metal Mines
Introduction; Table 1 - Metal Production, 1972;

Southeast British Columbia (NTS Division 82); Princeton - Kamloops (NTS Division 92H and 92I); Southwest British Columbia (NTS Division 92 and part of 102); East Central British Columbia (NTS Division 93); Northeast British Columbia (NTS Division 94); West Central British Columbia (NTS Division 103); Northwest British Columbia (NTS Division 104 and part of 114)


General Review of Placer Mining

Reports on Placer Operations
Moyie River; Maus Creek; Perry Creek; Princeton; Tulameen River; Fraser River; Antler Creek; Cottonwood River; Lightning Creek; Sulphurets Creek; Turnagain River; Atlin Area

Structural Materials and Industrial Minerals

J.W. McCammon
General Review of Structural Materials and Industrial Minerals

Reports on Commodities
Asbestos; Barite; Building Stone; Cement; Clay and Shale; Diatomite; Dolomite; Fluorite; Gypsum; Jade (Nephrite); Limestone; Magnesite; Marl; Nepheline Syenite; Phosphate; Sand and Gravel; Silica


G.L. Bell:
General Review of Coal Mining and Exploration

Reports on Coal Mines
East Kootenay Inspection District: Sage Creek Coal Limited; Byron Creek Collieries Limited; Kaiser Resources Ltd. (Elkview Preparation Plant; Michel Colliery (Balmer North Mines; South Balmer Hydraulic Mine; Michel By-Product Plant; Michel Preparation Plant)); Crows Nest Industries Limited; Fording Coal Limited

Northern Inspection District: Denison Mines Limited (Saxon Project); Denison Mines Limited (Quintette Project); Teck Corporation Ltd. (Bullmoose Project); Coalition Mining Limited; Pan Ocean Oil Ltd.; Texacal Resources Ltd.; Cinnabar Peak Mines Ltd.; Utah Mines Ltd. (Carbon Creek Project); Utah Mines Ltd. (East Mount Gething Project); Bulkley Valley Collieries Ltd.

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