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File Created: 26-Mar-98 by George Owsiacki(GO)
Last Edit:  26-Mar-98 by George Owsiacki(GO)

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NMI
Name FRASER RIVER (LILLOOET) Mining Division Lillooet
BCGS Map 092I061
Status Past Producer NTS Map 092I12W
Latitude 50º 38' 04" N UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 52' 03" W Northing 5609787
Easting 580089
Commodities Gold Deposit Types C01 : Surficial placers
C02 : Buried-channel placers
Tectonic Belt Coast Crystalline Terrane Bridge River
Capsule Geology

Most of the production from the Lillooet Mining Division has come from bars and low benches along the Fraser River and along the Bridge River. Placers along both rivers were found in 1858, and although a large amount of gold was mined from them, no records of production before 1874 are available. In many years the production recorded for both rivers was combined.

Up to 1902 all production from Lillooet Mining Division, and from 1883 to 1900 all production for Clinton Mining Division (see 092INW066) are recorded under this occurrence.

Bibliography
EMPR BULL *28, pp. 40,41
EMPR FIELDWORK 1981, pp. 270,271
GSC MAP 1010A; 1386A; 42-1989
GSC MEM 262
GSC OF 165; 866; 980
GSC P 46-8; 47-10; 73-1A, p. 212; 74-49; 82-1A, pp. 293-297; 85-1A,  pp. 349-358

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