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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  16-Jan-1987 by Larry Jones (LDJ)

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NMI 082M12 Pb3
Name MINNESOTA GIRL Mining Division Kamloops
BCGS Map 082M051
Status Showing NTS Map 082M12W
Latitude 051º 33' 15'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 119º 54' 39'' Northing 5715469
Easting 298210
Commodities Lead, Zinc, Silver, Gold Deposit Types
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Kootenay
Capsule Geology

A "trachytic" unit of alkali-feldspar porphyry, lithic tuff, tuff breccia and pyritic schist is structurally underlain by quartz- sericite schist and chlorite schist with interlayered metasediments of the Devonian to Mississippian part of the Eagle Bay Formation.

Widely spaced quartz stringers carrying galena, sphalerite, pyrite and pyrrhotite occur in the trachyte unit. A sample from a dump assayed 5 per cent zinc, 1.5 per cent lead, 137 grams per tonne silver and 0.7 grams per tonne gold (Annual Report 1923).

EMPR AR *1923-155; 1924-152; 1926-187-188; 1927-191; 1929-224; 1930-193
EMPR ASS RPT 1737, 1912, 1913, 2337-2340, 10207
EMPR PF (Rpt and Map by P. Pisani, 1970; Map by S.S. Gandhi, 197?)
GSC MAP 48-1963
GSC OF 637
GSC SUM RPT *1930, p. 146