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File Created: 06-Feb-2001 by Steve Israel (SI)
Last Edit:  12-Feb-2001 by Janet M. Riddell (JMR)

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Name WANDERING DOG Mining Division Kamloops
BCGS Map 092P058
Status Showing NTS Map 092P09W
Latitude 051º 32' 57'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 120º 24' 44'' Northing 5714071
Easting 679418
Commodities Copper Deposit Types K01 : Cu skarn
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Quesnel
Capsule Geology

The Wandering Dog showing was found in 2000 by the B.C. Geological Survey. It is about 1.5 kilometres due west of Silver Lake, about 25 kilometres northwest of Little Fort. Thin bedded, locally skarn-altered sedimentary rocks are separated from a diorite stock to the northeast by a poorly-exposed lens of massive pyrrhotite-pyrite, with traces of chalcopyrite. Permian fossils were found by Campbell and Tipper (Geological Survey of Canada Map 1278A) within two hundred metres of the Wandering Dog showing, so it is uncertain whether the sedimentary hostrock for this mineralization is Permian, or Upper Triassic Nicola Group. A sample from this sulphide lens analysed 0.0872 per cent copper (Sample 00SIS-359, Fieldwork 2000). The B.C. Geological Survey conducted a regional till geochemistry program over NTS mapsheets 092P09W and 08W in 1999 (Open File 2000-17).

EM FIELDWORK *2000, p. 24
EM OF 2000-17
EMPR OF 2002-15