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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  17-Jun-1986 by Brian Grant (BG)

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Name BLACK HILLS (L.8950), KIM Mining Division Fort Steele
BCGS Map 082G061
Status Showing NTS Map 082G12W
Latitude 049º 38' 22'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 115º 52' 57'' Northing 5499143
Easting 580684
Commodities Copper, Lead Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

At the Black Hills showing, a Proterozoic Moyie Intrusions diorite sill contains three major quartz-calcite veins. One vein strikes 255 degrees and dips 65 degrees southwest and contains blebs and disseminations of chalcopyrite, pyrite and minor galena. The other two veins intersect, with strike directions of 330 and 340 degrees respectively, and host chalcopyrite and pyrite which alters to malachite and azurite on weathered surfaces.

EMPR AR 1919-117; 1968-269
EMPR ASS RPT 1715, 2071
EMPR EXPL 1975-42; 1976-45; 1977-59
EMPR GEM 1969-346; 1970-475; 1972-68
EMPR OF *1988-14
GSC MAP 11-1960
GSC MEM *76, p. 146
EMPR PFD 810671