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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  13-Mar-1991 by Greg K. Kulla (Fox Consultants) (GKK)

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NMI 094A2 Fe1
Name MOBERLY Mining Division Liard
BCGS Map 094A026
Status Showing NTS Map 094A02W
Latitude 056º 12' 30'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 120º 56' 02'' Northing 6231188
Easting 628154
Commodities Iron, Sulphur Deposit Types
Tectonic Belt Foreland Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

The Moberly occurrence lies 350 metres west of the mouth of the Moberly River, 6.5 kilometres southwest of the town of Fort St. John.

A limonite outcrop, 8 metres thick and 25 metres long, is exposed along the Peace River at the base of Fort St. John Group shale. The limonite has a shaly structure with bands and nodules of clayey material. Assays of two samples collected in 1949 averaged 45 percent iron and 4 percent sulphur (CANMET Investigation Report 2545).

GSC MAP 1958-17