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File Created: 28-May-1990 by Peter S. Fischl (PSF)
Last Edit:  26-Mar-2018 by Karl A. Flower (KAF)

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Name RWS, FORESTRY CREEK Mining Division Vancouver
BCGS Map 092G056
Status Showing NTS Map 092G10W
Latitude 049º 31' 36'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 122º 54' 46'' Northing 5486009
Easting 506312
Commodities Copper, Silver Deposit Types
Tectonic Belt Coast Crystalline Terrane Plutonic Rocks
Capsule Geology

The RWS showing is located on the north side of Forestry Creek, 900 metres west-northwest of the confluence with the Indian River.

The area is underlain by granodioritic intrusive rocks of the Early to Middle Cretaceous Coast Plutonic Complex.

Locally, a mineralized quartz vein is exposed over a length of 6 metres and is hosted by quartz diorite. The vein, 0.20 to 0.30-metres wide, strikes north and dips 30 degrees west.

In 1982, a selected grab sample assayed 1.74 per cent copper and 26.7 grams per tonne silver (Assessment Report 11142, p. 9).

In 1982, Trinity Oil & Gas completed a program of prospecting and an airborne geophysical survey on the area on the area as the RWS claims.

Bibliography
EMPR ASS RPT 10994, *11142
EMPR FIELDWORK 1980, pp. 165-184
GSC MAP 1069A; 1151A; 1386A
GSC MEM 335
GSC P 89-1E, pp. 177-187; 90-1E, pp. 183-195, 90-1F, pp. 95-107
Armstrong J.E. (1990): Vancouver Geology, Geological Association of
Canada (Cordilleran Section)
Ditson, G.M. (1978): Metallogeny of the Vancouver-Hope Area,
British Columbia, M.Sc. Thesis, University of British Columbia

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