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File Created: 19-Mar-91 by Peter S. Fischl(PSF)
Last Edit:  19-Mar-91 by Peter S. Fischl(PSF)

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Name VALLEY GRANITE, CHEAM VIEW Mining Division New Westminster
BCGS Map 092H022
Status Past Producer NTS Map 092H05E
Latitude 49º 15' 29" N UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 40' 50" W Northing 5456981
Easting 596007
Commodities Granite, Building Stone, Dimension Stone, Aggregate Deposit Types R03 : Dimension stone - granite
R15 : Crushed rock
Tectonic Belt Coast Crystalline Terrane Plutonic Rocks
Capsule Geology

Granite was quarried 16 kilometres southwest of Hope along the west side of the Trans-Canada Highway. The quarry is developed in quartz diorite of the Miocene Mount Barr batholith.

The quarry was likely operated between 1953 and 1972 by Valley Granite Products Ltd. along with another quarry at Bridal Falls (092HSW104). Granite was crushed and ground for poultry grit, stucco dash, sand blasting material and filler in asphalt roofing.

Bibliography
EMPR AR 1953-186; 1954-177; 1955-91; 1956-149; 1957-78; 1958-86;  *1959-152; 1960-136; 1961-142; 1962-148; 1963-139; 1964-182;  1965-260; *1966-262; 1967-301; 1968-297
EMPR GEM 1969-385; 1970-494; 1971-458; 1972-581; 1973-542
GSC MAP 737A; 1386A; 12-1969; 41-1989
GSC P 69-47; 89-1E; 90-1E

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