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File Created: 22-Feb-93 by George Owsiacki(GO)
Last Edit:  13-Nov-96 by George Owsiacki(GO)

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Name HOPE, HOPE GRANITE Mining Division New Westminster
BCGS Map 092H034
Status Past Producer NTS Map 092H06W
Latitude 49º 22' 18" N UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 21' 14" W Northing 5470077
Easting 619500
Commodities Granite, Dimension Stone, Building Stone Deposit Types R03 : Dimension stone - granite
Tectonic Belt Coast Crystalline Terrane Plutonic Rocks
Capsule Geology

The Hope occurrence is underlain by early Tertiary intrusions of granodioritic and intermediate composition.

The B.C. Granite company produces a medium grained grey granite stone product from its quarry. The stone has very wide fracture density of more than 2 metres between joints. The quarry face of approximately 3 by 7 metres exhibits numerous round-shaped inclusions of darker rock 5 to 20 centimetres in diameter. Production statistics are not available.

Bibliography
EMPR OF 1994-1
GSC MAP 1712A; 41-1989
Falconbridge File
Falconbridge File

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