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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

Larry Diakow, P.Geo.


Regional geological mapping, volcanology and metallogeny specialist


Area of Expertise:

 

Twenty-three years mapping experience in British Columbia with an emphasis on Mesozoic and Cenozoic arc magmatism and associated epithermal and porphyry systems.

 

Current Focus:

 

The Bella Coola Targeted Geoscience Initiative is a mapping program focused in the eastern Bella Coola area on Jurassic and Cretaceous volcano-sedimentary successions and their economic mineral potential. This two-year program, jointly coordinated by the Geological Survey of Canada and the B.C. Geological Survey also involves researchers from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and the University of British Columbia.

 

Past Projects:

 

Detailed mapping in the Toodoggone River (94E) focused on the setting of epithermal and porphyry deposits, and regional mineral potential assessment of volcanic successions in the Whitesail Lake (93E), Nechako River (93F; discovered gold-bearing veins at Tsacha) and Bella Coola (93D) map areas.

 

Associated Expertise:

 

Regional stratigraphic synthesis and evolution, tectonics.

 

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