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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  12-Mar-1991 by Greg K. Kulla (Fox Consultants) (GKK)

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NMI
Name PACIFIC FT ST JOHN NO.44 WELL Mining Division Liard
BCGS Map 094A067
Status Showing NTS Map 094A10E
Latitude 056º 40' 00'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 120º 37' 25'' Northing 6282806
Easting 645632
Commodities Barite Deposit Types
Tectonic Belt Foreland Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

The Pacific Fort St. John No.44 well is located 47 kilometres north-northeast of the town of Fort St. John.

A 15-centimetre zone of coarse crystalline barite veins, hosted in cryptocrystalline dolomite, was intersected by drilling to a depth of 1926 metres, 9 metres below the overlying Triassic contact. Minor glauconite and pyrite are hosted in this Permian to Pennsylvanian dolomite above and below the zone.

Bibliography
GSC MAP 17-1958
Journal of the Alberta Society of Petroleum Geolgists, *Vol.7, #8, p. 181

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