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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  09-Nov-1992 by Dave Nelles (DMN)

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NMI 093N6 Cu4
Name LO Mining Division Omineca
BCGS Map 093N045
Status Showing NTS Map 093N06E
Latitude 055º 25' 30'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 125º 09' 06'' Northing 6144192
Easting 363831
Commodities Copper Deposit Types L03 : Alkalic porphyry Cu-Au
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Plutonic Rocks
Capsule Geology

The Lo occurrence is situated in the Kwanika Range near the headwaters of Halobia Creek, approximately 51 kilometres east-southeast of Takla Landing. The area was the subject of a program of soil geochemistry undertaken by Noranda Exploration in 1972.

The Halobia Creek area is underlain by mesozonal plutonic rocks assigned to the Late Triassic to Early Cretaceous Hogem Intrusive Complex which have intruded volcanic and sedimentary rocks of the Middle Triassic to Lower Jurassic Takla Group east of the Pinchi fault zone. The plutonic rocks form an elongate batholith, extending from Chuchi Lake, north to the Mesilinka River.

The only reference to the Lo occurrence describes chalcopyrite mineralized fractures and disseminations in syenodiorite (Geology, Exploration and Mining in British Columbia 1972, page 448).

No recent information concerning this occurrence is available.

EMPR GEM *1972-448
EMPR PF (Peto, P. (1971): Report on the Hogem Project for Amoco Mining (refer to 093N General File))
GSC MAP 844A; 907A; 971A; 1424A
GSC P 42-7; 45-6
GSC OF 3071
CIM Vol. 67, No. 749, pp. 101-106