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File Created: 19-Jan-1990 by Steve B. Butrenchuk (SBB)
Last Edit:  10-Mar-1995 by George Owsiacki (GO)

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NMI
Name IMPERIAL KAHNTAH Mining Division Liard
BCGS Map 094I026
Status Showing NTS Map 094I07W
Latitude 058º 16' 10'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 120º 51' 35'' 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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