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File Created: 05-Jan-1989 by Dorthe E. Jakobsen (DEJ)
Last Edit:  28-Mar-2022 by Nicole Barlow (NB)

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Name WOLFGANG Mining Division Skeena
BCGS Map 104B010
Status Showing NTS Map 104B01E
Latitude 056º 05' 21'' UTM 09 (NAD 83)
Longitude 130º 02' 10'' Northing 6216487
Easting 435530
Commodities Gold, Silver Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
I02 : Intrusion-related Au pyrrhotite veins
Tectonic Belt Insular Terrane Stikine
Capsule Geology

The Wolfgang showing is located near the center of the Wolfgang Fraction (L.5526) Crown Grant, 1.4 kilometres north of the Indian Mine (104B 031).

Located in the Intermontane Belt, the area, bounded on the west by the Coast Crystalline Complex and on the east by the Bowser Basin, is part of the volcanic arc assemblage of the Stikinia Terrane.

The showing is hosted by the Upper Triassic to Lower Jurassic Hazelton Group, Unuk River Formation metavolcanics. The Hazelton Group is a northwest trending steeply east dipping belt of folded andesitic lapilli tuffs, flows and breccia containing a thick sequence of argillite and siltstone infolded along a synclinal axis. The sequence is intruded by Early Jurassic Texas Creek dacitic porphyry dykes.

Exposed in outcrop on the property, andesitic tuffs host sparsely mineralized veins. The tuff is calcareous, chloritized, sericitized and contains minor disseminated pyrite.

A sample from the outcrop assayed 1.23 grams per tonne gold, 7.20 grams per tonne silver and trace amounts of copper, lead and zinc (Assessment Report 9629).

During 2004 through 2019, the area has been explored as part of the Silver Coin property and a complete property exploration history can be at the nearby Silver Coin (MINFILE 104B 150) occurrence.

EMPR ASS RPT *9629, 14111, 32357, 33267, 35410, 38850, 39342
EMPR BULL 58; 63
EMPR EXPL 1981-77
EMPR FIELDWORK 1983 pp. 149-165; 1984, pp. 316-342; 1985, pp. 217-219
EMPR OF 1987-22
GSC P 89-1E, pp. 145-154
Brown, D.A., (1987): Geological Setting of the Volcanic-Hosted Silbak Premier Mine, Northwestern British Columbia, M.Sc. Thesis, University of British Columbia (in Property File: 104B 054)
Christopher, P.A. (2009-08-03): Technical Report on the Premier Gold Project
Pinnacle Mines, Ltd. (2009-12-30): Silver Coin Gold Project NI 43-101 Preliminary Economic Assessment Report, Stewart, British Columbia, Canada
Kirkham, G. (2012-06-18): Technical Report on the Resource Estimate for the Premier Gold Property
Kirkham, G. (2012-08-20): Revised Technical Report on the Resource Estimate for the Premier Gold Property
Puritch, E. (2013-03-27): Technical Report and Resource Estimate for the Big Missouri and Martha Ellen Deposits, Premier Gold Property
Rennie, D.W. (2018-06-22): Technical Report on the Premier-Dilworth Project
Butler, S. (2013-08-23): NI 43-101 Report – Silver Coin Project
Rennie, D.W. (2019-01-17): Technical Report on the Premier Project
EMPR PFD 904800