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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  04-Aug-2020 by Karl A. Flower (KAF)

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Name ANACONDA (L.4710) Mining Division Revelstoke, Slocan
BCGS Map 082K073
Status Showing NTS Map 082K14W
Latitude 050º 46' 13'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 117º 24' 52'' Northing 5624361
Easting 470775
Commodities Gold, Copper Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Kootenay, Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

The Anaconda Crown grant (Lot 4710) is located at the headwaters of Galena Creek.

There are five major bands of limestone in the area which are known locally as the Black Warrior, Silver Leaf, Ellsmere Ledge, Horne Ledge and Surprise limestone. The Black Warrior was mapped by the Geological Survey of Canada as the Badshot Formation. It is thought that all these bands are part of the Lower Cambrian Badshot Formation, repeated by folding. These bands are interlayered with schist and phyllites of the Cambrian to Devonian Index Formation, Lardeau Group.

In 1899, there was reported to be 4 claims in the Anaconda group. The formation is reported to be in schist and limestone and the ore was reported to assay high in gold and copper. By 1899, a tunnel was in 33 metres.

Refer to the St. Louis (082KNW166) for a discussion of the common recent work history of the area.

EMPR AR *1898-1063; *1899-675
EMPR ASS RPT 11979, 14063, 17651, 18844, 18845, *22917
GSC OPEN FILE 288; 432
Fingler, J. (2010-01-25): Technical Report on the Kootenay Arc Property