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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  16-Feb-2008 by Karl A. Flower (KAF)

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NMI
Name ROY Mining Division Osoyoos
BCGS Map 082E092
Status Showing NTS Map 082E13E
Latitude 049º 58' 30'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 119º 42' 09'' Northing 5539352
Easting 306232
Commodities Titanium, Magnetite, Iron Deposit Types * : Unknown
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Harper Ranch
Capsule Geology

The ROY showing is located north of Lambly Lake, approximately 15 kilometres north-northwest of Westbank.

The showing was explored for copper in 1970 by the Cariboo Gold Quartz Mining Company Limited. Work consisted of magnetometer and geochemical surveys, 90 metres of trenching and 1 diamond-drill hole. In 1973, linecutting and a ground magnetometer survey was carried out by Wharf Resources Ltd.

The showing is underlain by greenstone of the Devonian-Triassic Harper Ranch Group, which in turn, is overlain to the southeast by trachyte to trachyandesite flows, ash flow tuff and minor mudstone of the Eocene Kitley Lake Formation. An altered volcanic of intermediate composition and rich in titaniferous magnetite was intersected between 112 metres and 161 metres depth in the diamond-drill hole.

Bibliography
EMPR ASS RPT *2737, 4242, 4272
EMPR FIELDWORK 2000, pp. 191-222
EMPR GEM 1970-407, 1973-52
EMPR MAP 39
EMPR OF 1994-8
EMPR PF (Croteau, F.L. (1970-11-26): Geophysical and Geochemicalm Survey of Boy Claim Group)
EMPR RGS 29
GSC MAP 538A; 15-1969; 1701A; 1712A; 1713A; 1714A; 1736A;
7686G; 8522G
GSC OF 409; 637; 736; 1969

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