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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  30-Oct-2014 by Laura deGroot (LDG)

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BCGS Map 082F099
Status Prospect NTS Map 082F16E
Latitude 049º 58' 17'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 116º 13' 27'' Northing 5535738
Easting 555634
Commodities Lead, Zinc, Silver, Copper Deposit Types E14 : Sedimentary exhalative Zn-Pb-Ag
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

The MC (Greenland Creek) showing is a sulphide breccia with scattered, rounded quartz fragments in a massive pyrrhotite matrix with broad, subtle sphalerite/galena bands. The texture resembles a 'durchbewegung texture' found in the massive portion of the Sullivan (082FNE052) orebody. The zone appears to be stratabound within thin-bedded siltstones of the Middle Proterozoic Lower Aldridge Formation (Purcell Supergroup). True thickness of the zone is about 0.5 metre and has been exposed for about 5 metres laterally. Five grab samples have been assayed and the richest yielded 130.3 grams per tonne silver, 9.17 per cent lead and 6.27 per cent zinc. Short drillholes in the immediate vicinity of the zone indicate it to be narrowing quickly but a longer hole intersected two thin sphalerite/galena layers which appear to be more than 100 metres downdip from the showing (P. Wilton, personal communication, 1997).

Miner River Resources Ltd. and Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. drilled approximately 610 metres in 7 holes in 1997. In 1998, Eagle Plains conducted a soil geochemical survey over a portion of the property. The companies amalgamated in 1999 to form Eagle Plains Resources. In 1999, Kennecott Canada Exploration optioned the property and conducted a program of mapping and soil geochemistry. In 2000, Kennecott drilled a single 295-metre hole, which was to test a prominent zinc-in-soil geochemical anomaly. The hole intersected a thick gabbro sill from 90 to 209 metres and then entered granitic pegmatite. Kennecott dropped its option in 2000.

The Greenland Creek property was dormant from 2000 to 2007

In 2007, Eagle Plains Resources completed a reconnaissance mapping program, and drill program.

In 2008, Eagle Plains Resources completed a geochemical analysis and a geological investigation, which included new outcrop and structure data.

In 2012, MMG Ltd. optioned the property and conducted an airborne geophysical survey, followed by a four-hole, 1435-metre drill program. Based on encouraging results, MMG is planning a 2013 field campaign of geological mapping, sampling, and a 10 line-kilometre CSAMT (controlled source audio-frequency magnetotellurics) deep resistivity survey on the Greenland Creek and South Findlay (082KSE041) properties.

EM EXPL 1999-40-52
EM GEOS MAP 1998-4
EMPR ASS RPT 3927, 12632, 25019, 25506, 25837, 26340, 29621, 30913
EMPR EXPL 1979-73-74; *1997-47; 1998-5,66,68; 2000-22
EMPR PF (Prospectors Report 1995-23 by Tim Termuende)
N MINER May 4, 1998; May 31, 1999; July 31, 2000