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File Created: 21-Feb-1991 by Peter S. Fischl (PSF)
Last Edit:  01-Mar-1991 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 058º 13' 10'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 15' 20'' 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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