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File Created: 24-Jul-85 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  30-Oct-14 by Laura deGroot(LDG)

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Name HECKMAN CREEK, FALL CREEK, CEDAR CREEK Mining Division Vernon
BCGS Map 082L018
Status Past Producer NTS Map 082L02E
Latitude 50º 11' 30" N UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 118º 33' 16" W Northing 5561098
Easting 389043
Commodities Gold Deposit Types C01 : Surficial placers
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Overlap Assemblage
Capsule Geology

The Heckman Creek deposit is located on Heckman Creek about 6 kilometres southeast of Cherryville.

The bedrock in the area comprises sedimentary and volcanic rocks of the Devonian to Triassic Harper Ranch Group and the Upper Triassic to Lower Jurassic Nicola Group. Glacial and/or fluvial gravels contain placer gold.

Production totalling 124 grams of gold is reported for the period 1936-1940 (Bulletin 28, page 63). No other information is available.

Bibliography
EMPR AR 1877-404; 1901-1127
EMPR BULL *28, pp. 62-63
EMPR FIELDWORK 1982, pp. 33-36; 1987, pp. 55-58, 401-404, 511-514;
1988, pp. 49-54; 1990, pp. 301-306; 1991, pp. 319-323;
1992, pp. 255-257
EMPR OF 1990-30; 1991-18; 1994-8
EMPR PF (Prospectors Report 1995-52 by R.H. McMillan)
EMPR RGS 082L, 1976; 32, 1991
GSC MAP 7216G; 8501G
GSC MEM 296
GSC OF *637 (#313)
GSC P 91-2, pp. 115-135

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