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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  30-Oct-2014 by Laura deGroot (LDG)

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Name MATTHEWS CREEK Mining Division Fort Steele
BCGS Map 082F070
Status Showing NTS Map 082F09E
Latitude 049º 38' 00'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 116º 04' 04'' Northing 5498282
Easting 567316
Commodities Graphite Deposit Types P03 : Microcrystalline graphite
P04 : Crystalline flake graphite
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

Graphite occurs, apparently along the contact of a micaceous schist and a porphyry dyke. The area of the occurrence is underlain by siltstone and wacke of the Middle Proterozoic lower Aldridge Formation (Purcell Supergroup).

EMPR AR 1921-129
EMPR PF (Prospectors Report 1994-7 by Brian Hamilton)
EMPR PFD 827881