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File Created: 31-Dec-1999 by Larry Jones (LDJ)
Last Edit:  02-Dec-2010 by Laura deGroot (LDG)

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Name GRAND FORKS SLAG, PACIFIC ABRASIVES Mining Division Greenwood
BCGS Map 082E008
Status Producer NTS Map 082E01W
Latitude 049º 02' 52'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 118º 26' 37'' Northing 5433771
Easting 394513
Commodities Slag, Silica Deposit Types T01 : Tailings
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Quesnel
Capsule Geology

Pacific Abrasives & Supply Inc. is producing and processing slag from the Grand Forks dumps for a variety of applications but mainly for sandblasting purposes of major shipyards and for roofing granules.

Bibliography
EM INF CIRC 2000-1, p. 12

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