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File Created: 24-Oct-89 by George Owsiacki(GO)
Last Edit:  30-Oct-14 by Laura deGroot(LDG)

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Name NICOLA LAKE LIMESTONE Mining Division Nicola
BCGS Map 092I018
Status Showing NTS Map 092I02E
Latitude 50º 07' 38" N UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 120º 34' 32" W Northing 5555590
Easting 673285
Commodities Limestone Deposit Types R09 : Limestone
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Quesnel
Capsule Geology

A large limestone lens of the Upper Triassic Nicola Group is exposed for 152 metres in a northerly direction and is 61 metres wide. The rock is dark grey, rough weathering and siliceous. A sample of random chips across the surface analyzed 0.2 per cent Fe2O3, 0.015 per cent MnO, 0.46 per cent MgO, 53.67 per cent CaO, 0.038 per cent P2O5, 0.01 per cent S, 42.8 per cent Ig. Loss, 0.04 per cent H2O, 2.62 per cent Insol. and 0.28 per cent R2O3 (Minister of Mines Annual Report 1958). A second lens is evident but is very small.

Bibliography
EMPR AR *1958-94-96
EMPR EXPL 1989-119-134
EMPR PF (Prospectors Report 1994-23 by Richard Lodmell)
GSC MAP 886A
GSC MEM 249; 243
GSC OF 980

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