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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  28-Mar-1991 by Garry J. Payie (GJP)

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Name ZILOR (L.1051) Mining Division Trail Creek
BCGS Map 082F001
Status Showing NTS Map 082F04W
Latitude 049º 03' 19'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 117º 48' 56'' Northing 5433921
Easting 440415
Commodities Silver, Gold, Lead, Zinc, Copper Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Quesnel, Plutonic Rocks
Capsule Geology

The Zilor occurrence is hosted by siltstone and hornfelsic siltstone of the Lower Jurassic Elise Formation, Rossland Group. The showing occurs within the contact aureole of the Early Jurassic Ross- land monzonite. The Rossland monzonite has recently been age dated at 190 million years and consists of a biotite-hornblende-augite monzonite stock. The grey to black siltstone and argillite grades to hornfels and forms distinct layers within the Rossland Group volcanic breccias. Ammonites of Early Jurassic age were reported to occur in the siltstone on Ivanhoe Ridge. The showing is considered as part of the south belt of mineralization in the Rossland camp.

The Zilor vein trends east, with a strike between 090 and 145 degrees, dipping 75 degrees north. Vein mineralization consists of galena, sphalerite, pyrrhotite, arsenopyrite and chalcopyrite. The veins are hosted by the grey, hornfelsic siltstone which also contains disseminated pyrite. One sample assayed 1 gram per tonne gold, 306 grams per tonne silver, 0.08 per cent copper and greater than 1 per cent each of lead and zinc (Assessment Report 18310). Two old shafts are reported to exist on the Zilor property.

EMPR AR 1896-31,661
EMPR ASS RPT 24, 34, 1903A, 1903B, 2045, *9054, *18310
EMPR BULL *74; 109
EMPR EXPL 1980-59
EMPR FIELDWORK 1987, pp. 19-30; 1988, pp. 33-43; 1989, pp. 11-27; 1990, pp. 9-31
EMPR GEM 1969-315
EMPR OF 1988-1; 1989-11; 1990-8; 1990-9; 1991-2; 1991-16
GSC MAP 1518; 1504A
GSC P 79-26