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File Created: 07-Sep-1988 by Laura L. Duffett (LLD)
Last Edit:  10-Aug-2020 by Karl A. Flower (KAF)

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Name GIM (ZONE 1), ZAPPA Mining Division Liard
BCGS Map 104B066
Status Showing NTS Map 104B10W
Latitude 056º 39' 56'' UTM 09 (NAD 83)
Longitude 130º 53' 57'' Northing 6281770
Easting 383605
Commodities Copper, Iron, Silver, Lead, Zinc, Magnetite Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
I02 : Intrusion-related Au pyrrhotite veins
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Stikine
Capsule Geology

The Gim area is underlain by a massive sequence of pillowed andesite basalt flows along with agglomeratic phases of the Upper Triassic Stuhini Group. This volcanic package has been intruded by small rhyolite plugs in the southern half of the property. The only sedimentary rocks noted in the VG area are narrow (50-100 metre) beds of coarsely crystalline marble.

In 1987, a quartz vein carrying pyrite and chalcopyrite was exposed for approximately 10 metres of strike length was discovered on Gim claims and name Zone 1. The vein varies between 6.0 to 8.0 centimetres in width and is hosted within a zone of extremely crumbly limonitic boxwork. This decayed zone varies in width up to 1.0 metre. Fine-grained, massive pyrite with minor magnetite occurs along the vein. A sample taken from this showing in 1987 assayed 0.168 per cent copper, 0.061 per cent lead, 0.038 per cent zinc, 33.13 per cent iron, 4.43 per cent arsenic, 8.0 grams per tonne silver and 0.065 gram per tonne gold (Assessment Report 17127; Todoruk, S.L., 1988).

Approximately 100 metres northeast of this mineralized zone is another gossanous, limonite-stained outcrop. In 1987 samples from this zone assayed 0.04 per cent copper, 0.01 per cent tungsten, 11.74 per cent iron, 7.5 grams per tonne silver, 0.36 gram per tonne gold and 0.072 per cent copper, 0.021 per cent tungsten, 6.66 per cent iron, 4.8 grams per tonne silver and 0.6 gram per tonne gold, respectively (Assessment Report 17127; Todoruk, S.L., 1988).

After the 1987 work by Kyle Resource on the Gim claim, the showings are never mentioned again, though subsequent work was done in 1990 and 1991 by the same company. Soil lines were conducted over the Zone 1 area in 1990.

Refer to VG (104B 293) for details of a common work history.

EMPR ASS RPT 9189, 10363, 11304, *17127, *20495, 22188
EMPR GM 1997-03
EMPR OF 1990-16; 1994-1
EMPR PF (*Todoruk, S.L., Ikona, C.K., (1988): Geological Report on the Gim Mineral Claim, Feb. 1988, in Statement of Material Facts #60/88, Kyle Resources Ltd., Jun. 29, 1988)
GSC MAP 9-1957; 311A; 1418A
GSC MEM 246, p. 78
GSC P 89-1E, pp. 145-154
GSC MAP 9-1957; 311A; 1418A
GSC P 89-1E, pp. 145-154
NW PROSPECTOR Aug/Sept, 1988
Anderson, R.G., (1988): A Paleozoic and Mesozoic Stratigraphic and Plutonic Framework for the Iskut Map area (104B), Northwestern British Columbia, pp. A1-A5, in Geology and Metallogeny of Northwestern British Columbia, Smithers Exploration Group, G.A.C. Cordilleran Section Workshop, October 16-19, 1988
Equity Preservation Corp. Compilation: Stewart-Sulphurets-Iskut, Dec. 1988, (Showing No. B20)
Burgoyne, A.A. (2012-05-07): Technical Report on The Iskut Property with Special Reference to Johnny Flats & Burnie Trend Targets
EMPR PFD 19476, 19477