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File Created: 31-Aug-1999 by Larry Jones (LDJ)
Last Edit:  08-May-2014 by Karl A. Flower (KAF)

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NMI
Name CROWN POINT NO. 6 (L.2216), CROWN POINT FR. (L.2217), NELSON NO. 5 (L.2215) Mining Division Slocan
BCGS Map 082F064
Status Showing NTS Map 082F11E
Latitude 049º 41' 51'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 117º 13' 32'' Northing 5505023
Easting 483734
Commodities Zinc, Copper, Lead Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Plutonic Rocks
Capsule Geology

The Crown Point occurrence is located on a north east ridge of Mount Cornfield, near the southern boundary of Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park. This is about 2 kilometres east northeast of the Alpine Gold (MINFILE 082FNW127) occurrence.

The area is underlain by layers of quartzitic siltstone of the Upper Triassic Slocan Group and granites of the Middle Jurassic Nelson Batholith.

Locally, veins contain values in zinc, copper and lead. A sample, taken in 1987, assayed 4.8 per cent zinc, 0.094 per cent copper and 0.014 per cent lead (Paper 1989-5).

The claims were Crown-granted in 1899. No further exploration history is known.

Bibliography
EMPR AR 1899-843,845
EMPR BULL 7, p. 3
EMPR FIELDWORK 1987, pp. 31-48
EMPR OF 1988-11
EMPR P 1989-5, Table A

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