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File Created: 22-Feb-1993 by George Owsiacki (GO)
Last Edit:  13-Nov-1996 by George Owsiacki (GO)

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NMI
Name HOPE, HOPE GRANITE Mining Division New Westminster
BCGS Map 092H034
Status Past Producer NTS Map 092H06W
Latitude 049º 22' 18'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 21' 14'' 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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