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File Created: 21-Feb-91 by Peter S. Fischl(PSF)
Last Edit:  01-Mar-91 by Peter S. Fischl(PSF)

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NMI
Name D-61-K, PROPHET RIVER SULPHUR Mining Division Liard
BCGS Map 094I024
Status Showing NTS Map 094I03W
Latitude 58º 13' 10" N UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 15' 20" W Northing 6454468
Easting 602474
Commodities Sulphur Deposit Types F03 : Gypsum-hosted sulphur
Tectonic Belt Foreland Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

Native sulphur was intersected in well d-61-K 94I/3, located 105 kilometres southeast of Fort Nelson, while exploring for petroleum.

A 3-metre section of free sulphur was intersected at 798.6 to 801.6 metres depth. The sulphur is hosted in limestones of Mississippian age, probably of the Rundle Group.

Bibliography
EMPR FIELDWORK *1988, pp. 529-531
EMPR PF (Hora, Z.D. (1992): Frasch Sulphur Opportunities in British  Columbia and Alberta, in supplement to Mining Engineering, 121st  Annual Meeting & Exhibit, 1992 (draft version) - see 094G 023)
GSC BULL 328
GSC MAP 1447A
GSC P 75-11

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