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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  11-May-1989 by Garry J. Payie (GJP)

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NMI 092K3 Cu4
Name QUADRA COPPER, COPPER ROAD Mining Division Nanaimo
BCGS Map 092K024
Status Past Producer NTS Map 092K03W
Latitude 050º 12' 25'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 125º 18' 37'' Northing 5564194
Easting 335149
Commodities Copper, Silver, Gold Deposit Types D03 : Volcanic redbed Cu
I06 : Cu+/-Ag quartz veins
Tectonic Belt Insular Terrane Wrangell
Capsule Geology

The Copper Road occurrence is underlain by dark green to green andesitic lavas of the Upper Triassic Karmutsen Formation, Vancouver Group. Amygdaloidal areas contain zeolite and epidote, and in one place hematite and chalcopyrite-filled amygdules.

A shear up to 9 metres wide and 1400 metres long contains quartz, calcite, bornite, chalcopyrite, native copper and malachite. The shear strikes 100 degrees and dips 80 degrees north.

Drill indicated reserves in West zone are 83,217 tonnes grading 13.7 grams per tonne silver and 4.1 per cent copper. Drill indicated reserves in the East zone are 68,114 tonnes grading 2.44 per cent copper and 13.7 grams per tonne silver (Statement of Material Facts July 24, 1972 - Univex Mining Corp. Ltd., A.F. Roberts, May 11, 1971).

EMPR AR 1953-165; 1956-A48; 1961-91; *1962-95; *1963-98; 1964-151; 1965-225; 1966-71; 1967-72; 1968-A53, 100
EMPR BULL 23; 40
EMPR GEM 1969-211; 1970-280; 1973-253; 1974-208; 1975-E112
EMPR INDEX 3-193; 4-120
EMPR MAP 65 (1989)
EMPR OF 1992-1
EMPR PF (Claim maps and diamond drill hole plan, 1962; H. Wahl, Evaluation Report, 1997)
EMR MIN BULL MR 223 (1989) B.C. 166
EMR MP CORPFILE (Univex Mining Corp. Ltd.; Black Marlin Energy Corporation)
GSC MAP 120A; 1386A
GSC OF 463; 480
GSC P 70-1A, pp. 44-49; 71-1A, pp. 31-33; 72-1A, pp. 21-23; 73-1A, pp. 42,43
GSC SUM RPT 1913, pp. 53-75
GCNL Dec.7, 1972; #4, 1980
Hudson, R. (1997): A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia, Vol. 1: Vancouver Island, p. 171
Statement of Material Facts, VSE, Univex Mining Corp. Ltd., July 24, 1972
Wahl, H. (1982): Copper Road Property, Black Marlin Energy Corporation Prospectus, October 1983)