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File Created: 07-May-91 by Shielagh N. Banfield(SNB)
Last Edit:  12-Jun-91 by Shielagh N. Banfield(SNB)

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Name VAN WINKLE BAR Mining Division Kamloops
BCGS Map 092I022
Status Showing NTS Map 092I05E
Latitude 50º 16' 00" N UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 36' 23" W Northing 5569210
Easting 599321
Commodities Platinum, Iridium Deposit Types C01 : Surficial placers
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Cache Creek
Capsule Geology

The Van Winkle Bar showing is located on the Fraser River, 3 kilometres northwest of Lytton.

Platinum and iridium occur in the black sands of Van Winkle Bar. Source rocks are believed to be Carboniferous-Jurassic Cache Creek Complex (Group) volcanic and sedimentary rocks to the north.

EM FIELDWORK 2001, pp. 303-312
EM GEOFILE 2000-2; 2000-5
EMPR OF *1986-7, pp. 17,67
GSC EC GEOL 13 (1934), p. 101
GSC MAP 42-1989