MINFILE contains geological, locational and economic information on over 12,300 metallic, industrial mineral and coal occurrences in British Columbia.
MINFILE information is listed by:
Names, commodities, status (showings to major producing mines).
Location (NTS map, longitude/latitude, UTM, elevation and Mining Division).
Mineralogy and alteration.
Deposit character, classification and type (based on BC Mineral Deposit Profiles).
Host rock (lithology, stratigraphic names and ages).
Geological setting (tectonic belt, terrane, physiographic area and metamorphism).
Inventory (assays, reserves/resources and production).
Capsule geology and work history.
References and publications.
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