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File Created: 31-Mar-1993 by Discovery Consultants (DISC)
Last Edit:  23-Mar-2012 by Karl A. Flower (KAF)

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Name FLAP, FLAP 1 Mining Division Nicola
BCGS Map 082L001
Status Showing NTS Map 082L04W
Latitude 050º 01' 11'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 119º 48' 57'' Northing 5544623
Easting 298294
Commodities Gold, Silver Deposit Types
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Quesnel
Capsule Geology

The Flap showing is located 27 kilometres northwest of Kelowna, east of Mount Eileen. The showing has been explored in conjuction with the Jack (MINFILE 082LSW118) occurrence to west, as apart of the Flapjack property.

In this area, Upper Triassic to Lower Jurassic Nicola Group sedimentary and volcanic rocks unconformably overlie sedimentary and volcanic rocks of the Devonian to Triassic Harper Ranch Group and the Paleozoic Chapperon Group. These rocks have been intruded by Middle Jurassic granitic rocks of the informally named Terrace Creek batholith and ultramafic rocks. Outliers of Eocene Penticton Group volcanic and sedimentary rocks overlie the older units.

Harper Ranch Group agglomerate and tuff hosts a quartz ± calcite ± pyrite stockwork zone which carries erratic gold mineralization. Within the stockwork veins are up to 20 centimetres thick and average about 1-2 centimetres thick. The stockwork zone, about 120 metres thick, dips 70 degrees to the southeast and is at least 240 metres wide and 370 metres long. Minor chlorite and possible epidote alteration are associated with the veining. Rare molybdenite was noted in drillcore samples. A quartz-feldspar monzonitic porphyry of Jurassic or Cenozoic age is spatially related to the area of the quartz stockwork. Gold and silver values are erratic with surface sampling values up to 26 grams per tonne gold and 55 grams per tonne silver. Drilling encountered values up to 55 grams per tonne gold and 270 grams per tonne silver over 0.9 metre. Grades of 2.4 grams per tonne gold over 5.5 metres are reported (Press Release - Rea Gold Corporation, 1988).

In 1988-89, Rea Gold Corporation carried out geological mapping, soil geochemistry and drilling.

In 1995, Verdstone Gold Corp. in conjuction with Molycor Gold Corp. and Veto Resources completed a program of geological mapping, rock and soil sampling, and trenching on the property. Chip samples from trenching returned 0.61 gram per tonnes gold over 2.0 metres, including 0.25 metres at 2.60 grams per tonne gold (Assesment Report 24944).

EMPR ASS RPT *18723, *18724, 20918, (sheet, 4), 24117, 24944
EMPR FIELDWORK 1987, pp. 55-58; 1988, pp. 355-363
EMPR MAP 5207G, 7216G
EMPR OF 1989-5, 1990-30
EMPR PF (In 082LSW General - Claim Map, 1966)
GSC OF 637, 736, 2167
GSC P 89-1E pp. 51-60
N MINER Jan. 9, 1989, p. 25
PR REL Rea Gold Corporation, 1988