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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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Name FOUNTAIN Mining Division Lillooet
BCGS Map 092I071
Status Past Producer NTS Map 092I13W
Latitude 50º 45' 11" N UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 53' 11" W Northing 5622956
Easting 578555
Commodities Gold Deposit Types C01 : Surficial placers
Tectonic Belt Coast Crystalline Terrane Methow
Capsule Geology

In 1958, reference was made to a placer mine operating on the Fraser River, opposite Fountain (Bulletin 44, page 4). No other information is available.

Geological Survey of Canada Map 42-1989 indicates the area to be underlain by Lower-Middle Cretaceous Jackass Mountain Group sandstone, argillite and conglomerate.

EMPR BULL *44, p. 4
EMPR FIELDWORK 1981, pp. 270,271
GSC MAP 1010A; 1386A; 42-1989
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