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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 TAYLOR Mining Division Liard
BCGS Map 094A017
Status Showing NTS Map 094A02E
Latitude 056º 07' 58'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 120º 40' 41'' Northing 6223286
Easting 644303
Commodities Shale, Clay Deposit Types B06 : Fireclay
E07 : Sedimentary kaolin
Tectonic Belt Foreland Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

The Taylor occurrence lies above the north bank of the Peace River, at the Peace River bridge, 15 kilometres southeast of the town of Fort St. John.

Lower Cretaceous Fort St. John Group clay-rich shales were sampled by the Industrial Mineral Division of the Department on Mines and Technical Surveys in 1959. The shale outcrops in deep stream valleys and along roadcuts. The samples were collected as part of a regional program testing the ceramic properties of various clay-rich deposits.

Bibliography
EMPR AR *1957-82
EMR *Industrial Minerals Report 496
GSC MAP 17-1958

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