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File Created: 19-Jan-90 by Steve B. Butrenchuk(SBB)
Last Edit:  10-Mar-95 by George Owsiacki(GO)

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NMI
Name IMPERIAL KAHNTAH Mining Division Liard
BCGS Map 094I026
Status Showing NTS Map 094I07W
Latitude 58º 16' 10" N UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 120º 51' 35" W Northing 6460704
Easting 625545
Commodities Barite Deposit Types I10 : Vein barite
Tectonic Belt Foreland Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

At the Imperial Kahntah showing, barite occurs in brecciated dolomite of Mississippian age, 2.5 to 4 metres below the base of the Triassic at a depth of 596 metres. Fractures up to 2.5 centimetres wide are filled with barite. Some barite is also present in pores and fractures in the dolomite to a depth of 597 metres. The barite has a specific gravity of 4.5.

Bibliography
Pugh, D.C.(1959): Barite in Northeastern British Columbia, Journal of  Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists, V. 7, No. 8, pp. 180-181
GSC MAP 1447A
GSC P 75-11
GSC BULL 328

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