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File Created: 17-Mar-2017 by Sarah Meredith-Jones (SMJ)
Last Edit:  27-Mar-2018 by Sarah Meredith-Jones (SMJ)

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Name LIESEGANG Mining Division Omineca
BCGS Map 093F035
Status Showing NTS Map 093F06E
Latitude 053º 22' 04'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 125º 09' 36'' Northing 5915365
Easting 356288
Commodities Copper, Silver Deposit Types D03 : Volcanic redbed Cu
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Stikine
Capsule Geology

The area surrounding the Liesegang showing is underlain by volcanic rocks of the Early to Middle Jurassic Entiako Formation of the Hazelton Group. The occurrence consists of a float boulder of epidote, quartz, carbonate vein material with up to 3 per cent native Cu and trace malachite. The same epidote, quartz, carbonate veins occur in outcrop crosscutting amygdaloidal basalt. The basalt contains exceptionally well developed Liesegang rings. A grab sample from the boulder yielded 2.811 per cent Cu and 7.047 grams per tonne Ag (Geoscience BC Report 2016-1).

Bibliography
GBC Map 2017-06-01
GBC Report 2016-1, p.1-16

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