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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  29-May-2015 by Karl A. Flower (KAF)

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NMI
Name CAMP, CAMP 1-2, TEAGUE, WILLIAMS, SILVER SALAM Mining Division New Westminster
BCGS Map 092H044
Status Showing NTS Map 092H06E, 092H06W
Latitude 049º 29' 50'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 14' 47'' Northing 5484210
Easting 626979
Commodities Silver, Gold Deposit Types I01 : Au-quartz veins
Tectonic Belt Coast Crystalline Terrane Bridge River
Capsule Geology

The Camp occurrence is located is located on the western side of Ladner Creek, approximately 750 metres north west of its mouth on the Coquihalla River.

The showing lies east of the north-northwest trending Hozameen fault, which separates the Coquihalla Serpentine Belt from Ladner Group sediments to the east.

The area is underlain by Lower-Middle Jurassic Ladner Group metasediments comprised mainly of fissile argillite, slate, black carbonaceous argillite, and siltstone with some coarser bands. The bedding is parallel to the fissility and locally trends 145 degrees and dips 70 degrees southwest.

Locally, the argillite hosts disseminated pyrite and pyrrhotite with minor crosscutting sulphide veinlets, also comprised of pyrite and pyrrhotite. Quartz veins are common, ranging between 0.3 to 15 centimetres in width. The quartz veins are generally parallel to the fissility and host pyrite, pyrrhotite and arsenopyrite.

In 1974, a selected sample from an ore pile from the old workings assayed trace gold and 377.14 grams per tonne silver (Assessment Report 5053).

The showing was worked between 1906 and 1909, with reports of high-grade silver with gold recovery. A winze, of unknown depth, and a 4.5 metre cross cut are reported to have been completed during this time. In 1974, Carolin Mines completed a program of geological mapping, prospecting and soil sampling on the area as the Camp claims. During 2007 through 2012, the area was prospected as the Silver Salam property.

Bibliography
EMPR AR 1908-134
EMPR ASS RPT *5053, 29370, 30227, 31060, 31604, 32445, 33362
EMPR FIELDWORK 1982, pp. 62-84
EMPR GEM 1974-114
EMPR OF 1986-1D,1F
GSC MAP 12-1969
GSC MEM 139
GSC P 69-47

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