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File Created: 24-Jul-85 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  15-Jan-96 by Jay W. Page(JWP)

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NMI
Name GLAD Mining Division Osoyoos
BCGS Map 082E061
Status Showing NTS Map 082E12W
Latitude 49º 41' 42" N UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 119º 53' 16" W Northing 5508724
Easting 291749
Commodities Copper, Lead, Silver Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Plutonic Rocks
Capsule Geology

The Glad showing is located approximately 18 kilometres northwest of Summerland. It includes several mineral occurrences that were previously covered by the Glad claim group.

The area is underlain by granodiorite of the Middle Jurassic Osprey Lake Intrusions. This area was the subject of several copper exploration programs during the late 1960s. In 1967, a trenching and blasting program was carried out on the showing by Koporok Mines Ltd. This was followed by an aerial magnetometer survey in 1969. In the late 1970s the exploration focus changed to uranium, with several regional programs being carried out by Canadian Occidental Petroleum Ltd. These programs included prospecting, geological mapping, and collection of stream and lake sediment and water samples, line-cutting and soil sampling.

The trenches expose rare, thin veins of tetrahedrite, galena, and quartz emplaced along and near a minor east dipping shear zone in granodiorite. A short distance to the east, abundant quartz veins carry small amounts of malachite. To the north, approximately 500 metres, quartz veins occur in a stockwork of shattered veins in sericitized granodiorite and accompanied by masses of creamy potash feldspar, muscovite and rare nests of limonite. Approximately 500 metres south of the trenches, a silver-bearing galena vein was found by Koporok Mines Ltd. No additional information exists on this vein.

Bibliography
EMPR AR *1967-214
EMPR ASS RPT 1843, 7310
EMPR EXPL 1978-E37; 1979-44
EMPR GEM *1969-227, 293, 351
EMPR OF 1994-8
EMPR RGS 29
GSC MAP 538A; 15-1961; 1701A; 1712A; 1713A; 1714A; 1736A; 7686G;  8521G
GSC OF 409; 736; 1969

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