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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  20-Sep-1989 by Peter S. Fischl (PSF)

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Name ADAMS LAKE Mining Division Kamloops
BCGS Map 082M012
Status Showing NTS Map 082M04E
Latitude 051º 07' 00'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 119º 40' 34'' Northing 5666205
Easting 312704
Commodities Limestone Deposit Types R09 : Limestone
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Kootenay
Capsule Geology

On the east side of North Barriere River 6 kilometres north of the confluence of the Barrier River. The limestone on the north side of the Baldy Batholith, outcropping just north and south of Vavenby on either sides of the North Thompson River. The unit is commonly estimated to be up to several hundred metres thick.

The Tshinkan limestone is comprised prominently of light grey to white, massive, fine-grained limestone that is sometimes interbedded with quartzite and pyllite. The unit is rarely dolomitic.

EMPR FIELDWORK 1978, pp. 31-37; *1979, pp. 28-36; 1985, p. 92
GSC MAP 48-1963
GSC OF 637
GSC P 74-1A, pp. 25-30; 75-1A, pp. 27-28
CJES Vol. 13, pp. 44-53