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File Created: 02-Sep-1999 by Larry Jones (LDJ)
Last Edit:  02-Sep-1999 by Larry Jones (LDJ)

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Name PBX, PANDORA'S BOX, MAURIER CREEK Mining Division Slocan
BCGS Map 082F084
Status Showing NTS Map 082F14W
Latitude 049º 53' 44'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 117º 17' 20'' Northing 5527058
Easting 479251
Commodities Zinc, Silver, Lead, Cadmium Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Plutonic Rocks
Capsule Geology

The PBX showing exposes a 15-metre length of a near vertical vein striking 087 degrees in granite of the Middle Jurassic Nelson Intrusion. A small adit occurs on the south side of a creek, east of Maurier Creek. The silicified vein, from 10 to 25 centimetres wide, contains sphalerite, galena, pyrite and arsenopyrite.

A 0.25 metre sample assayed 10.1 grams per tonne silver, 3.39 per cent zinc, 0.0216 per cent cadmium and 0.019 per cent lead (Assessment Report 17265).

Bibliography
EMPR ASS PRT *17265, 19463
EMPR EXPL 1988-C39
EMPR P 1989-5
GSC MAP 1091A

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