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File Created: 29-Mar-01 by George Owsiacki(GO)
Last Edit:  01-Jan-01 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)

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Name NORTH THOMPSON RIVER PLACER Mining Division Kamloops
BCGS Map 092P009
Status Past Producer NTS Map 092P01E
Latitude 51º 04' 10" N UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 120º 13' 41" W Northing 5661203
Easting 694200
Commodities Gold Deposit Types C01 : Surficial placers
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Harper Ranch
Capsule Geology

The area of the North Thompson River placer showing, near McLure, appears to be underlain by late Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks of the Harper Ranch Group.

Production from 1921 to 1945 was 2456 grams gold (Bulletin 28).

Bibliography
EMPR BULL *28, pp. 38,39
GSC MAP 1278A

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