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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  16-Jun-1986 by Brian Grant (BG)

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Name COPPER BELT Mining Division Fort Steele
BCGS Map 082G052
Status Showing NTS Map 082G12E
Latitude 049º 33' 41'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 115º 41' 11'' Northing 5490695
Easting 594995
Commodities Copper, Silver, Gold Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

At the Copper Belt showing, chalcopyrite and minor native copper occur in a fracture zone along a fault plane within Helikian Kitchener Formation (Purcell Supergroup) limestones and argillites. Mineralization is most pronounced within 1.5 metres of a hanging wall fault plane identified by a prominent fault gouge zone. The footwall argillites are seamed with quartz stringers which contain occasional specks of chalcopyrite and thin films of native copper.

EMPR AR 1923-206
EMPR OF *1988-14
GSC MAP 396A; 11-1960
GSC MEM 76; 207, p. 55
EMPR PFD 810671