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File Created: 07-Sep-1999 by Larry Jones (LDJ)
Last Edit:  01-Jan-0001 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)

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Name DAY, ROBERTSON CREEK Mining Division Slocan
BCGS Map 082F073
Status Showing NTS Map 082F12E
Latitude 049º 44' 20'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 117º 35' 24'' Northing 5509767
Easting 457488
Commodities Silver, Barite Deposit Types H04 : Epithermal Au-Ag-Cu: high sulphidation
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

McCrory relocated and trenched an arsenopyrite showing in 1987. Rea Gold Corp. and Verdstone Gold Corp. optioned and drilled the property in 1988. Bryndon Ventures Inc. explored and drilled the property in 1989.

The area is underlain by Permian to Carboniferous paragneiss, intruded by Cretaceous granitic gneiss. An epithermal quartz vein with pyrite, arsenopyrite and barite occurs in the paragneiss. The vein, which measures about 75 metres in length and 60 metres down dip, strikes 160 degrees and dips 70 degrees west. Values in silver and gold are low.

Bibliography
EMPR ASS RPT 17335, *18196, *19617
EMPR EXPL 1988-C38
EMPR OF 1994-8
GSC MEM 308

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