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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  06-Jan-1986 by Brian Grant (BG)

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Name LUKE, KIM Mining Division Fort Steele
BCGS Map 082G061
Status Showing NTS Map 082G12W
Latitude 049º 38' 58'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 115º 53' 00'' Northing 5500254
Easting 580608
Commodities Copper, Gold Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

The Luke occurrence consists of a quartz vein about 1 metre wide with stringers of quartz on the margins in a diorite sill of the Proterozoic Moyie Intrusions within sediments of the Helikian Purcell Supergroup. The vein strikes 150 degrees and dips 80 degrees west. Sulphides consist of pyrite and minor chalcopyrite. Hand sorted sulphides ran as high as 9.4 per cent copper with traces of gold (Minister of Mines Annual Report 1919). The vein was trenched in 1919-1920.

EMPR AR *1919-118
EMPR ASS RPT 1715, 2071
EMPR GEM 1969-346
EMPR OF *1988-14
GSC MAP 11-1960
GSC MEM 76; 207, p. 55
GSC SUM RPT 1932 Part AII, p. 98
EMPR PFD 810671