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File Created: 31-Mar-93 by Discovery Consultants(DISC)
Last Edit:  31-Jan-08 by Laura deGroot(LDG)

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NMI
Name BOUL, BOUL 1, BOUL 5, BOULEAU Mining Division Vernon
BCGS Map 082L022
Status Showing NTS Map 082L05E
Latitude 50º 15' 21" N UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 119º 37' 40" W Northing 5570380
Easting 312688
Commodities Gold, Silver Deposit Types
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Plutonic Rocks, Harper Ranch
Capsule Geology

The Boul showing is located 26 kilometres west of Vernon, between Whiteman and Bouleau Creeks.

In this area, Devonian to Triassic sedimentary and volcanic rocks of the Harper Ranch Group are intruded by Middle Jurassic granitic rocks of the informally named Terrace Creek batholith. Eocene Penticton Group volcanic rocks overlie the igneous and sedimentary rocks. Eocene Coryell rhyodacite porphyry to syenite plugs and dikes intrude these rocks.

Quartz veins within foliated Middle Jurassic granodiorite host gold and silver mineralization. Numerous quartz vein and veinlets, sometimes forming stockworks, carry native gold and/or electrum, and occur over a 1000 by 600 metre area. The precious metal veins have a very fine grained saccharoidal texture with local colloform chalcedonic banding. The veins are narrow (up to 0.4 metre thick) and discontinuous (up to 15 metres long). Assay values up to 27 grams per tonne gold and 180 grams per tonne silver are reported, although average values are much lower (Assessment Report 21877).

In 1988-90, Chevron Mineral Ltd. carried out a soil geochemistry program and in 1991 Inco Exploration and Technical Services Inc. conducted geological mapping and rock sampling.

Bibliography
EMPR ASS RPT 18541, 18542, *20969, *21877
EMPR FIELDWORK 1982, pp. 89-92; 1987, pp. 55-58; 1988, pp. 355-363
EMPR MAP 37, 5214G, 7216G
EMPR OF 1989-5, 1990-30
EMPR PF (In 082LSW General - Claim Map, 1966)
EMPR RGS 1976
GSC MEM 296
GSC OF 637, 736, 2167
GSC P 89-1E pp. 51-60
PR REL Solomon Resources Ltd., Feb.14, 18, 2003
Chevron File

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