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File Created: 22-Oct-2012 by Sarah Meredith-Jones (SMJ)
Last Edit:  22-Oct-2012 by Sarah Meredith-Jones (SMJ)

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Name BLAKE ADIT, FAT CAT Mining Division Golden
BCGS Map 082K010
Status Showing NTS Map 082K01E
Latitude 050º 03' 54'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 116º 07' 52'' Northing 5546219
Easting 562186
Commodities Silver, Lead, Zinc Deposit Types I05 : Polymetallic veins Ag-Pb-Zn+/-Au
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Ancestral North America
Capsule Geology

The Blake adit is located on the western side of Doctor Creek, approximately 24.5 kilometres southwest of Canal Flats. The adit is described as being 15 metres long and driven along mineralization. In 1996-1997, the showing was staked under the Fat Cat claims by Alcuda Capital Inc. and a program of geochemical sampling and geological mapping was completed.

Regionally, the property is underlain by quartz monzonite of the White Creek batholith and sediments of the Proterozoic Aldridge Formation. The Aldridge Formation grades upward over 300 metres through a sequence of carbonaceous mudstone with minor beds of grey and green mudstone and fine-grained quartz wacke.

Locally, there is a 10 to 15 metre thick unit, recognized as the Lower–Middle Aldridge contact.

The Blake adit is hosted in quartzites of the Lower Aldridge formation and consists of banded, sub-parallel silver- lead– enriched quartz veining. In 1996, a 1.0 metre chip sample returned values of 121 grams per tonne silver, 2.22 per cent lead and 0.67 per cent zinc (Assessment Report 25524).

EMPR ASS RPT 24917, 25524