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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  09-Apr-1992 by William H. Halleran (WHH)

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NMI 094F12 W1
Name FOX PASS Mining Division Omineca
BCGS Map 094F061
Status Showing NTS Map 094F12W
Latitude 057º 38' 05'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 125º 56' 54'' Northing 6391870
Easting 323988
Commodities Copper, Tungsten, Molybdenum Deposit Types
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

The Fox Pass area is underlain by flat-lying Upper Proterozoic Swannell Formation (Ingenika Group) amphibolite, quartzite, gneiss and limestone, intruded by Tertiary granites and quartz monzonites.

Pyrrhotite, pyrite, chalcopyrite, scheelite and molybdenite are contained in some of the bands of garnet gneiss and interlayered limestone, and in crosscutting quartz-carbonate veins.

Bibliography
GSC EC GEOL *17, pp. 61
GSC OF 483

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