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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 STRETCH Mining Division Clinton
BCGS Map 092O003
Status Showing NTS Map 092O04E
Latitude 051º 05' 03'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 123º 35' 38'' Northing 5659352
Easting 458403
Commodities Gold, Silver, Copper Deposit Types
Tectonic Belt Coast Crystalline Terrane Plutonic Rocks
Capsule Geology

The Stretch occurrence is located on a high ridge, west of the lower Taseko Lake.

The area is underlain by granodioritic intrusive rocks of the Jurassic to Tertiary Coast Plutonic Complex.

Locally, a shear zone hosts gold, silver and copper values. In 1998, a grab sample (176) assayed 1.85 grams per tonne gold, 5.9 grams per tonne silver and 0.180 per cent copper (Assessment Report 25726).

The area has been historically explored in conjunction with the nearby Pellaire (MINFILE 092O  045) occurrence. In 1998, Pellaire Gold Mines completed a program of geological mapping and rock, silt and soil sampling on the area. During 2005 through 2016, Valor Resources completed programs of silt, soil and rock sampling, a 4.8 line-kilometre combined ground magnetic and electromagnetic survey and an 89.0 line-kilometre airborne geophysical survey on the area.

Bibliography
EMPR MAP 65 (1989)
GSC MAP 29-1963; 2-1972; 1292A
GSC OF 534; 2207
GSC P 67-54

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