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File Created: 24-Jul-85 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  24-Jun-13 by George Owsiacki(GO)

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Name BOULDER CREEK Mining Division Liard
BCGS Map 104J089
Status Past Producer NTS Map 104J16E
Latitude 58º 48' 46" N UTM 09 (NAD 83)
Longitude 130º 13' 51" W Northing 6519858
Easting 428905
Commodities Gold Deposit Types C02 : Buried-channel placers
C01 : Surficial placers
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Cache Creek
Capsule Geology

Gold production (1905-1920) totalling 275,919 grams is recorded for Boulder Creek, which flows south into Thibert Creek, located about 8 kilometres west of the north end of Dease Lake.

The creek drains an area underlain by greywacke, slate and chert of the Mississippian-Triassic Kedahda Formation (Cache Creek Complex). Proven, probable and possible reserves are 841,060 cubic metres grading 1.3 grams per tonne (George Cross News Letter No.139 (July 21), 1986).

In 2000, Netseers Internet Corp. attempted to find the source of the Thibert Creek placers and possibly the Keystone showing (104J 012). The company completed detailed mapping and sampling of the placer workings at Delure Creek (104J 055), Five Mile Gulch, Boulder Creek and Berry Creek (104J 007) with the attempt to locate possible sources of gold mineralization within the workings. A total of 90 soil samples were taken in a total of eleven lines which were intended to bracket the areas of the workings and locate possible sources of mineralization.

Bibliography
EMPR BULL 28, pp. 57,58
EMPR PF (104J General File - Claim map 73M, Dec. 1970)
EMPR ASS RPT 26328
EMPR OF 1996-11
GSC BULL 504
GSC MAP 9-1957; 21-1962; 1418A; 1712A; 1713A
GSC SUM RPT 1925, Part A, pp. 33A-99A
GSC P 68-48
GSC OF 707; 2779
GCNL #104(May 30),#139(July 21),#167(Aug.29),#177(Sept.15), 1986

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