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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  01-Apr-2019 by Karl A. Flower (KAF)

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Name HIGH PEAK (L.8905), BOOT, BOOTLEG, P.C. 1 Mining Division Fort Steele
BCGS Map 082F070
Status Showing NTS Map 082F09E
Latitude 049º 38' 27'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 116º 09' 21'' Northing 5499040
Easting 560948
Commodities Copper Deposit Types I06 : Cu+/-Ag quartz veins
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

The High Peak occurrence is located approximately 1 kilometre southeast of Bootleg Mountain, at an elevation of approximately 2200 metres.

The area is underlain by argillites and quartzites of the middle Proterozoic Aldridge Formation (Purcell Supergroup). These have been intruded by gabbro sills and dikes of the middle Proterozoic Moyie Intrusions.

Locally, a diorite hosts fractured quartz veining with sparse chalcopyrite mineralization. Malachite and azurite are also reported.

An ore dump of unknown age, containing approximately 10 tonnes of material, is reported. No signs of an adit could be found. In 1983, Trans-Arctic Explorations completed a ground electromagnetic survey on the area immediately south as the P.C. 1 claim. The following year a program of geological mapping was completed. In 1985 and 1986, Amstar American completed programs of geological mapping, soil and rock sampling and ground and airborne geophysical surveys on the area as the Bootleg and High Peak claims. In 1996, Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. and Miner River Resources Ltd completed a two-day geological reconnaissance program consisting of stream sediment sampling and prospecting. In 2011 and 2012, the area was prospected and sampled as the Wilcum property by DW Exploration. Also, in 2011, a gravity survey was completed on the area immediately to the north.

EMPR AR 1909-275
EMPR ASS RPT 12201, 13423, 13632, *14358, 24907, 32911, 33462, 34960
EMPR PF (Abitibi Mining Corp. (1997-01-01): Summary of Pyramid Peak Property; Richard W. Hughes (1997-05-01): Budget Summary of Yak and Pyramid Peak Properties; Abitibi Mining Corp. (1997-10-07): Summary of Pyramid Peak Deposit; Paul Wilton (1999-07-23): Weekly Report - July 23, 1999 - Pyramid Peak; Tom Schroeter (1999-09-22): Notes - Pyramid Peak; T. Schroeter (2000-09-25): Field notes - Bootleg; T. Termuende (2000-08-24): Re: EPL news release; Richard Hughes (2000-09-27): Abitibi Pyramid Peak drilling planned by Rio Algom)
GSC MAP 15-1957