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File Created: 04-Jun-2009 by George Owsiacki (GO)
Last Edit:  16-Mar-2010 by Laura deGroot (LDG)

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Name CAC 3 Mining Division Cariboo
BCGS Map 093A083
Status Showing NTS Map 093A13E
Latitude 052º 49' 26'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 31' 16'' Northing 5853691
Easting 599649
Commodities Copper Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Barkerville
Capsule Geology

The Cac 3 property is located approximately 21 kilometres north-northeast of the community of Likely. Access to the property is via an all-weather logging road to Keithley Creek from Likely. From the old settlement of Keithley Creek, on Cariboo Lake, a logging road on the north side of Keithley Creek leads to the property. A network of logging and skid roads provide good access to all areas of the property. A logging road also leads to the grid area from Cariboo Lake parallel to Keithley Creek on the south side.

The property is underlain by rocks of the Upper Proterozoic-Paleozoic Snowshow Group of which interbedded quartzite and phyllite are the most abundant. Drillholes intersected variable thicknesses of limestone, interbedded quartzites and phyllites, greywacke, mudstones and volcanic flows and tuffs. Numerous intersections of weak to very strong sulphide enrichment occurring as disseminations, bands, stringers, and carbonate replacement were encountered throughout the core. The sulphides consist of pyrite, pyrrhotite, possible arsenopyrite and minor chalcopyrite. Pyrite microfractures crosscut the limestone and phyllites. Sulphides also occur in quartz and carbonate veins and veinlets.

In 2003-05, soil, stream sediment and rock sampling, and a diamond drill program by Noble Metal Group Incorporated were carried out. The drill program in 2005 consisted of two vertical NQ sized holes totalling 583.08 metres.

EMPR ASS RPT 15274, 27457, 27803, *27903, 31109
EMPR OF 1987-9; 1989-14, 20; 1990-31
EMPR P 1990-3
GSC MAP 12-1959; 1424A; 1538G
GSC OF 574; 844