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File Created: 24-Jul-85 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  06-Jun-97 by George Owsiacki(GO)

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Name LILLOOET TAILINGS Mining Division Lillooet
BCGS Map 092I061
Status Showing NTS Map 092I12W
Latitude 50º 41' 05" N UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 55' 55" W Northing 5615310
Easting 575451
Commodities Jade/Nephrite, Agate, Gemstones Deposit Types C01 : Surficial placers
Tectonic Belt Coast Crystalline Terrane Bridge River, Methow
Capsule Geology

The placer tailings on each side of the Lillooet bridge and the bar downstream are good hunting grounds for jade, agate and jasper. This bar extends south to the Seton River.

Bibliography
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
Western Homes & Living, *October 1961, p. 21

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