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File Created: 18-Nov-1999 by Mitch G. Mihalynuk (MGM)
Last Edit:  25-Apr-2014 by George Owsiacki (GO)

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NMI
Name CRINKLE QUARTZITE Mining Division Atlin
BCGS Map 104O082
Status Showing NTS Map 104O13W
Latitude 059º 48' 57'' UTM 09 (NAD 83)
Longitude 131º 46' 06'' Northing 6634144
Easting 344761
Commodities Copper Deposit Types I06 : Cu+/-Ag quartz veins
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Dorsey
Capsule Geology

The Crinkle Quartzite occurrence is located between Mount Francis to the east and Swift Lake to the west, about 107 kilometres east of the community of Atlin.

A showing of minor sulphide mineralization and copper staining (malachite) occurs on the west end of the low ridge containing the Arsenault showing (104O 011). The Arsenault showing is 3.5 kilometres southeast. The Crinkle Quartzite locality is below tree line about 2 kilometres west of the old exploration camp where a few chalcopyrite veins up to a centimetre thick occur within the upper third of a 10-metre cliff exposure of crinkle quartzite of the Paleozoic Big Salmon Complex. No signs of prior sampling are evident.

Bibliography
EMPR FIELDWORK 1997, pp. 6-1-6-20
EMPR OF 1996-11; 2000-6
GSC MAP 18-1968
GSC OF 561; 2779
GSC P 68-55

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