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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  14-Mar-1995 by David G. Bailey (DGB)

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NMI
Name FRASER LAKE Mining Division Omineca
BCGS Map 093K006
Status Prospect NTS Map 093K02W
Latitude 054º 03' 00'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 124º 49' 51'' Northing 5990635
Easting 380140
Commodities Clay Deposit Types B06 : Fireclay
E07 : Sedimentary kaolin
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Stikine
Capsule Geology

The Fraser Lake clay prospect is underlain by fine-grained, light brown, calcareous, varved clay with fair plasticity. Although generally of poor quality, it was once used for brick manufacture. The clay was probably deposited interstitially during the late Tertiary.

Bibliography
EMPR BULL 30, pp. 16,55
EMPR AR 1949-249
EMPR PF (Detailed Geology of the Endako Area, Eastern Part)
EMPR EXPL 1992-69-106
EMPR FIELDWORK 1992, pp. 475-482
GSC OF 2593, 3182
GSC P 90-1F, pp. 115-120; 91-1A, pp. 7-13
GSC MEM 252
GSC MAP 630A; 907A; 1424A

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