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File Created: 28-Feb-2018 by Karl A. Flower (KAF)
Last Edit:  12-Mar-2018 by Karl A. Flower (KAF)

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NMI
Name CAY, BLUE ROCK Mining Division Lillooet
BCGS Map 092J049
Status Showing NTS Map 092J08W
Latitude 050º 29' 24'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 122º 18' 05'' Northing 5593347
Easting 549556
Commodities Silver Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
Tectonic Belt Coast Crystalline Terrane Bridge River
Capsule Geology

The Cay occurrence is located on the north side of a peak, approximately 600 metres south of Melvin Lake.

The region is underlain by metasedimentary rocks of the Mississippian to Jurassic Bridge River (Complex) Group, intruded by dominantly granodioritic stocks of the Jurassic to Tertiary Coast Plutonic Complex. The showing is underlain mainly by metasedimentary rocks: argillite, chert and conglomerate with some andesite and serpentinite.

Locally, vuggy and limonitic quartz veins host pyrite, galena, malachite and possible tetrahedrite mineralization. In 1983, a 0.4-metre chip sample (CR-5) assayed 68.0 grams per tonne silver, while a 0.9-metre chip sample (CR-8) assayed 18.8 grams per tonne silver (Assessment Report 12281).

In 1980 and 1981, Denison Mines completed programs of geochemical sampling and geological mapping on the area as the Mel claims. In 1983, a program of geochemical sampling and geological mapping was completed on the area as the Cay property.

Bibliography
EMPR AR 1935-F11,12; 1954-108; 1967-131; 1968-162
EMPR ASS RPT 9715, *12281
EMPR PF (Report by H.H. Cohen 1963)
GSC OF 482

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