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File Created: 24-Jul-85 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  10-Jan-18 by Karl A. Flower(KAF)

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NMI
Name WELL, CANIM EAST Mining Division Clinton
BCGS Map 092P087
Status Showing NTS Map 092P15E
Latitude 51º 53' 44" N UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 120º 43' 42" W Northing 5751861
Easting 656304
Commodities Copper, Gold Deposit Types L03 : Alkalic porphyry Cu-Au
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Quesnel
Capsule Geology

The Well property is located east of Squirrel Lake and north of Canim Lake.

The area is underlain by a succession of interbedded hornblende basalt flows, fine- grained, banded volcaniclastic sediments, and aphanitic rhyodacite tuffs of the Upper Triassic Nicola Group. The bedded rocks strike from 188 to 285 degrees and dip from 38 to 85 degrees to the northwest. The entire assemblage is intruded by fine- to medium-grained hornblende diorite.

Locally, there are a number of small chalcopyrite occurrences within pyrite-rich Upper Triassic Nicola Group andesitic tuffs in the north-central part of the claim block. The mineralization may be related to a small syenite stock that intrudes the tuffs.

In 2014, rock samples yielded up to 0.139 gram per tonne gold and 0.036 per cent copper (Sample 1605556; Assessment Report 35199).

In 1975, Du Pont of Canada Exploration Limited conducted geochemical sampling and prospecting on the Well claims. In 2014 and 2016, Tech-X-Resources completed programs of rock and soil sampling, prospecting and geological mapping on the area as the Canim East property.

Bibliography
EMPR ASS RPT *5807, *35199, 36634
EMPR GEM 1975-E122
EMPR OF 2002-15
GSC MAP 1278A

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