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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  15-Jan-2018 by Nicole Barlow (NB)

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Name PL, MICKIE, SID, PRIDE Mining Division Nicola
BCGS Map 092I016
Status Showing NTS Map 092I02W
Latitude 050º 09' 29'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 120º 55' 13'' Northing 5558275
Easting 648553
Commodities Copper Deposit Types
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Quesnel
Capsule Geology

The PL occurrence is situated southeast of Winney Creek, north of the Nicola River and 14 kilometres northwest of Merritt.

The property lies near the southeast perimeter of the Lower Jurassic Guichon Creek Batholith, which intrudes Upper Triassic Nicola Group volcanic and sedimentary rocks. To the east, Upper Cretaceous Kingsvale Group volcanic flow rocks unconformably overlie the Nicola Group. The PL property is underlain by quartz diorite mapped as the pre-Guichon Coyle stock (Map 30). Approximately 1000 metres to the north it intrudes mixed volcanic and sedimentary Nicola Group rocks. The stock is cut by dikes and by oxidized north and northwest-trending faults.

A highly sheared zone is iron- and copper-stained. Copper sulphides and magnetite are evident.

In 2015, the PL occurrence was covered by the Promontory Hills property owned by Guy and Christopher Delorme. That year, a 10.7 kilometre magnetometer survey was carried out over two claims covering the PL and Sid (MINFILE 092ISE137) occurrences.

EMPR AR *1962-55
EMPR ASS RPT 206, 2128, 36054
EMPR EXPL 1989-119-134
EMPR FIELDWORK 1977, p. 31
EMPR GEM 1969-273
EMPR PF (Drillhole logs and location maps, 1962; Excerpt from a Magnetometer Survey Report on the PL Group)
GSC OF 980
GSC MEM 249; 252